Global Studies is an interdisciplinary program focusing on contemporary challenges that by definition cannot be solved solely at the nation-state or market level. Global Studies is about social transformation and justice. Students are encouraged to not only improve existing systems but to gain knowledge and experience to change them. Learn more about
the Global Studies program.
Undergraduate students from any school of
the university who are not majoring in Liberal Arts can select a minor
from Lang’s offerings. Similarly, Lang students who are not pursuing a
BA or BS in Liberal Arts can select a minor from those offered in other
schools, provided they meet the prerequisites and related requirements.
(Lang students pursuing a BA or BS in Liberal Arts: See Self-Designed
The minor in Global Studies requires completion of the following six (6) courses, distributed as follows:
Total credits: 18-22Students must receive a grade of C or better in all courses taken in order to fulfill minor requirements in Culture and Media.
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or
Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts cannot elect global studies as an
academic minor; however, they can pursue a deeper study in this subject
area through the self-designed major. To explore this option, contact an
academic advisor or read more about the self-designed option at Lang.
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For more information about global studies at The New School, including
updates on events, courses, and the option of a global studies minor, contact program chair Jonathan Bach at email@example.com.