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Global Studies students

Is this Academy for you? 
We live in a global society. The goal of the Global Studies Academy is to cultivate globally-minded citizens who understand and appreciate multiple perspectives on issues our world is facing. Students will learn global competencies of the 21st Century and examine real-world problems through a Problems-Based Learning approach.
Students in the Global Studies Academy will experience the nuances of a liberal arts college education. Emphasis will include international studies, languages, classical studies, literature, philosophy, history, mathematics, and biological and social sciences.

Humanitarian Efforts/Social Sciences
Investigates the promotion of human welfare and social reforms.
  • Volunteer/Missionary Abroad
  • Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist
  • Program Director
  • Search and Rescue
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Urban Studies
  • International Relations
  • Theology/Religion, Pastoral studies, Youth Minister

Government & Public Administration
Planning and performing government functions at the local, state and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation, and regulations.
  • Governance
  • National Security
  • Foreign Service
  • Military Studies
  • Revenue and Taxation
  • Regulation
  • Public Management and Administration

World Languages and Culture
A knowledge of one or more foreign language can be useful in the following careers:
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Language teacher
  • Linguist

Liberal Arts (Interdisciplinary and General Studies)
If you major in liberal studies, you typically choose to focus on a particular area. Possible areas vary from school to school, but may include the following examples:
  • Art and Culture
  • Classical Civilizations
  • Ethics and the Professions
  • Literature and Society
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics