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The Department of
Global Studies

Academics / Departments & Programs / Global Studies

Learn how to meaningfully engage with an increasingly interconnected world.

In the global studies program, you’ll develop an appreciation of language, culture, history, and community that allows you to interact with others across cultural lines. You’ll immerse yourself in global cultures and practices that expose the variety and diversity of humanity.

Calvin's flexible global studies minor can add an international perspective to any major. You can choose from a wide variety of courses in fields like history, religion, and music. The result is a minor that complements any degree and unlocks new opportunities in any career, from business to health science to education.

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Looking to stretch yourself further? Find even more collaboration and academic depth in one of Calvin’s two distinct honors programs.

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Engage with a global community

A global studies minor is the perfect complement to a degree in one of the many world languages you can study at Calvin. Learn more »

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Be part of a global economy

The world has never been more interconnected than it is today. A business degree supported by a global studies minor can open up all kinds of opportunities. Learn more »

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