Texas Tech University

Global Studies

 A Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies encompasses interdisciplinary study of global, international, and regional politics, economics, culture, and society. The global studies degree will provide students with training and education appropriate to individuals seeking careers in diplomatic service, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, and foreign policy. Students will be prepared to undertake graduate studies in a variety of fields with international orientation. Graduates of the program will be able to contribute to Texas Tech's vision of championing global engagement, educating a diverse and globally competitive work force, and enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.

The BA in Global Studies allows students flexibility to design a rigorous academic program that combines their diverse interests. The program comprises:

  • 6 required courses from various departments across campus
  • 8 electives chosen by the student which represent the student's academic or geographic area of interest
  • Foreign language courses at the junior/senior level
  • Study abroad options to enhance language and intercultural skills.


Also, read about the Global Readiness Undergraduate Certificate.


Contact: Dr. David Lektzian 806-834-4670. 

Director of Global Studies





Global Studies

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    Dept. of Political Science, Texas Tech University, 113 Holden Hall, Boston & Akron Streets, Lubbock, TX 79409-1015 Fax: 806.742.0850
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