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Global Studies

Northeastern Illinois University

48 months
Duration
824 USD/credit 24720 USD/year
824 USD/credit 24720 USD/year
412 USD/credit 12360 USD/year
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About

The Global Studies program of the Northeastern Illinois University is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program that offers a major leading to the Bachelor of Arts.

Overview

Introduction

In Global Studies classes, students investigate and analyze life in a globalized world from cultural, economic, political, and other perspectives.

The Global Studies program of the Northeastern Illinois University is organized around five thematic tracks: 

  • Culture, Society and Identity
  • Language, Knowledge and Representation
  • Nature, Technology and the Body
  • Power, Movements and Political Economy
  • Violence, Resistance and Resolution

These tracks transcend traditional disciplinary, topical, and theoretical borders, providing opportunities for creative thinking, critical debate, and novel scholarship.

Through critical analysis of the contemporary world, carried out in coursework and through hands-on research and internship opportunities, students in the program accrue knowledge, scholarly abilities, and practical skills that will prepare them as informed global citizens and members of the 21st century workforce.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Studies
  • Anthropology Of Globalization
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • Globalizing Literacies
  • Political Geography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission Application
  • Official ACT/SAT scores (required if you have earned fewer than 24 semester hours of college credit)
  • Official transcript from high school (required if you have earned fewer than 24 semester hours of college credit)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (Courses taken at colleges or universities outside of the U.S. must be evaluated by Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc. or World Education Services, Inc.)
  • Application fee
  • Notarized Undergraduate Financial Statement 
  • Notarized bank letter(s) from each sponsor’s financial institution
  • TOEFL or IELTS official score report
  • Copy of passport photo page
  • Copy of Form I-94 and Form I-20 (if applying from within the U.S.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 824 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    24720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 824 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 412 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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