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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

Global Studies—Europe Major (B.A.)

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Major code BA4407

Center for International Studies 
Yamada International House 213
Athens, OH 45701
Phone:  740.593.1840
Fax:  740.593.1837

Catherine Cutcher, contact person

Program Overview

The Global Studies-Europe major is designed to prepare students to understand the changing nature of European economics, culture and politics. Europe maintains vital cultural and political influence on a global scale.  The interdisciplinary nature of the program provides students with a broad understanding of Europe applicable for a wide variety of professions.

Majors are required to study one European language for three years and study abroad or intern in Europe. Students must consult with their advisor and the Office of Global Opportunities before committing to an internship or study abroad program.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Global Studies–Europe alumni find meaningful post-baccalaureate opportunities in their chosen fields of education, the non-profit world, public policy, the business sector and more.


Universitywide Graduation Requirements

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

Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirement

View the College and Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirements .

Global Studies Core Requirements

Complete 42 hours, in addition to the language requirement, including the following courses:

Global Studies Electives

Complete 9 hours from the following courses (GLC courses for GLC students only):

European Studies Core Course

Complete the following course:

European Studies Electives

European Studies Courses

Complete 12 hours from the following courses. Courses must be from three different departments.

European Language Courses

In combination with your B.A. language requirement, complete a total of 3 years (6 semesters) or equivalent in one European language. Choose from the following European languages:

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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