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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

Global Studies - War and Peace Major (B.A.)

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Major code BA4409

Center for International Studies 
Yamada International House 102
Athens, OH 45701
Phone:  740.593.1840
Fax:  740.593.1837

Catherine Cutcher, contact person

Program Overview

The interdisciplinary nature of the global studies–war and peace major is designed to provide you with broad understanding of security studies. Majors are required to study three years of one language or two years of one language and one of another, and study or intern abroad. Students must consult with their advisor and the Education Abroad Office before committing to an internship or study abroad program.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirement beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Policy

No requirement beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

There has been a recent and dramatic spike in the demand for graduates in security studies. The creation of the Department of Homeland Security, new emphases on improved intelligence analysis and risk assessments, border control, immigration, heightened proliferation threats around the globe, increased attention and hiring in the areas of counterterrorism and counterinsurgency, as well as reconstruction and development culminate in demand for students well trained in war and peace studies.


Universitywide Graduation Requirements

To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences

View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Global Studies - War and Peace Core Requirement

Complete 42 semester credit hours, including the following:

War and Peace Core Thematic Options

Complete 12 hours from the following courses. Courses should be from two disciplines.

War and Peace Language

Complete 6 hours from one of the following language options. In combination with your B.A. language requirement, complete a total of 3 years in one language or 2 years in one language and 1 year in another language or equivalent.

Education Abroad/Internship

Complete one advisor-approved education abroad or internship experience which complements area and language of study; and is at least 5 weeks in duration.

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