MA Curriculum

Catalog Year 2019

(Catalog Years 2015-2018)

Core Courses (18 credits)

Within the 18-credit core curriculum, students explore the nature of globalization, interdisciplinary research methodology, principles of economic development and trade relations, and the human dimensions of global systems.

Required courses include:

Capstone Requirement:

Students complete the degree by pursuing significant capstone research that synthesizes knowledge from core and specialization courses. This course is to be taken when students are within nine (9) credits of graduation. Please consult the Graduate Coordinator prior to registering.

Specialization (12 credits)

Selecting from the exceptional academic offerings of the entire university, students create a four-course specialization in one of the following areas:

  • Conflict and Security
  • Culture and Society
  • Economics and Development
  • Global Education
  • Governance and Public Management
  • Global Health
  • Media and Technology
  • Population and Geography

Total credits: 30

Catalog Years 2015-2018

Core Courses (18 credits)

Within the 18-credit core curriculum, students explore the nature of globalization, interdisciplinary research methodology, principles of economic development and trade relations, and the human dimensions of global systems.

Required courses include:

*GLOA 620 will be replaced by GLOA 615 beginning in Fall 2019, and any students who have not taken GLOA 620 and need it graduate should take GLOA 615 instead and this will meet their requirement.

Capstone Requirement:

Students complete the degree by pursuing significant capstone research that synthesizes knowledge from core and specialization courses. This course is to be taken when students are within nine (9) credits of graduation. Please consult the Graduate Coordinator prior to registering.

Specialization (12 credits)

Selecting from the exceptional academic offerings of the entire university, students create a four-course specialization in one of the following areas:

  • Conflict and Security
  • Culture and Society
  • Economics and Development
  • Global Education
  • Governance and Public Management
  • Global Health
  • Media and Technology
  • Population and Geography

Total credits: 30