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About the Program

Global Studies is part of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program (IDS) that brings multiple subject areas under a single theme.
Students should work closely with the advisor for the Global Studies Minor, in addition to the advisor for their Major.

Requirements of the Minor in Global Studies:

Students will complete 21 credit hours (7 courses) for the Minor. They will choose at least two elective courses from each of the following three categories. Other courses with appropriate content may be approved by the program advisor.

  • Category A:  Security and Governance
  • Category B:  Markets and Development
  • Category C:  Culture, Science and Technology

For specific details, please view the catalog:

Contact Us

Ms. Priyanka Aich


Illinois State University
4060 University College
Call: (309) 438-7604

Dr. Thomas Burr

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Illinois State University
Schroeder Hall 316
Call: (309) 438-5285

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