Global communications

GLOBAL STUDIES

Global studies is the interdisciplinary study of political, economic, ecological and cultural interconnectedness. You can do a lot with this major! Global Studies majors go on to successful careers in international business, academics, advocacy, politics, government, publishing, the arts, research, and much more.

Graduates from a Global Studies interdisciplinary program will develop the skills and attitudes to excel as global citizens. They will possess an increased understanding of the world’s social, political, economic and natural systems and an appreciation of the diversity of human culture. This knowledge will enable them to better work in the global economy, live in a multicultural society and make intelligent decisions as global citizens.

Apply now to GWC

Dr. Alex Miranda, Dean
amiranda42@gwc.cccd.edu
714-892-7711 x58180

Lindsay McNutt
Division Area Coordinator
lmcnutt1@gwc.cccd.edu
714-892-7711 x58384

Job Titles Related to this Major

Economics/Business

  • Import/Export Specialist
  • International Business Owner/Administrator
  • International Development Coordinator
  • International Lawyer
  • International Market Researcher
  • International Relations
  • International Mediator/Negotiator

Governmental/non-Governmental

  • Human Rights Advocate
  • Social Justice Advocate
  • Consumer Rights Advocate
  • Diplomat/Foreign Service Worker
  • Intelligence Agent
  • Policy Planner/Analyst
  • Democratization and Development Analyst

Environmental and Health

  • Sustainability Researcher and Planner
  • Global Climate Change Researcher and Advocate
  • Healthcare Worker/Provider
  • International Human Resources Specialist/Social Worker
  • Strategic Planning Consultant
  • Emergency Planning and Preparedness Analyst

Communications

  • Global Technologies Engineer
  • International Correspondent
  • International Relations Director
  • Media Consultant
  • International Editor/Media Specialist
  • Public Relations Analyst/Director
  • International Marketer
This is an interdisciplinary program. Please see individual department web pages for list of faculty