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Global Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Global Studies from Abilene Christian University is ideal for you if you drawn to all things cross-cultural: meeting people from other cultures, the sounds and tastes of exotic places, understanding international events and trends?

Intercultural communication is becoming increasingly valuable in our globalized, connected world. Our interdisciplinary global studies degree exposes you to coursework in history, political science, language, economics and environmental studies. With an international studies degree, you’ll develop a rich understanding of other cultures and find careers in a variety of fields, including business, government, missions, teaching and medicine. If you’re passionate about all things international, global studies is the degree plan for you.


  • International Rights Lawyer
  • Economic Development Expert
  • Cross-Cultural Ministry Director
  • Global Energy Analyst
  • Global Health Practitioner
  • Foreign Service Professional
  • Import/Export Agent
  • International Policy Analyst 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Medieval and Renaissance Literature 
  • Peninsular Spanish Culture 
  • Latin American Culture 
  • Culture of South American Southern Cone 
  • Survey of Peninsular Literature 
  • Survey of Latin American Literature 
  • Survey of South American Southern Cone Literature
  • Christianity in Culture
  • Social Justice: A Rhetoric 
  • African American History from Emancipation to Civil Rights 
  • The Early Modern Atlantic World 
  • Social and Ethnic History in U.S. 
  • Philosophy and Social Justice 
  • Peace, Power and Politics 
  • Peacemaking 
  • Sexual Minorities: Identities and Communities 
  • Cultural Diversity 
  • Inequality and Social Justice 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an Application for Admission. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Send your official high school and/or college transcript(s) 
  • Standardized Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Abilene

  • 932 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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