Loyola University Maryland

Global Studies

Learning Aims

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Global studies graduates will be able to:

  • apply the basic approaches of economics, history, political science, and sociology to global issues.
  • find and effectively use social scientific information about global issues.
  • demonstrate extensive knowledge about countries and regions around the world.
  • speak and write effectively about key globalizing processes.
  • critique various arguments and theories regarding global issues.
  • speak and write in some depth about a particular topic of international or global relevance.
  • explain how the United States fits into the global context.
  • demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed for entry-level positions and for advanced study in a wide range of globally-oriented fields.
  • demonstrate a capacity for viewing themselves as global citizens, as persons “in solidarity” with the world.