Associate in Arts, Global Studies

General

Program Description

The major in Global Studies will give students interdisciplinary perspectives on the interplay of local and global communities as well as prepare students to participate effectively in this global environment.

The program is designed for students planning to earn at least a bachelor's degree in areas such as International Relations, International Studies, Global Affairs, National Security Studies, and Peace and Conflict Studies.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Locate regions of the world accurately and understand their environmental, anthropological, sociological and cultural attributes;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history of human culture, including the effects of the interrelationships between various cultures;
  • Recognize various cultural organizations;
  • such as political, religious, economic, or philosophical, and how they influence their native culture and other cultures;
  • Discuss the impact of artistic expression within specific cultures and across cultures;
  • Demonstrate at least an elementary ability to speak and understand a foreign language in both oral and written form;
  • Understand the concept of globalization in its environmental, anthropological, sociological, or cultural connotations and consider the benefits and detriments attached;
  • Demonstrate a self-awareness and an understanding of other's cultural values, beliefs, and communication styles and an appreciation for this diversity.

Course requirements are available here.

Admission Requirements

Proof of High School Graduation

Scholarship Information

Delaware County Community College's Educational Foundation awards approximately $300,000 in scholarships annually. Each scholarship has its own criteria for eligibility established by the donor. The application period for scholarships each year runs from mid-February to mid-April.

More information can be found at www.dccc.edu/scholarships.

Start Date

Every semester.

  • Fall Semester: Late August;
  • Spring Semester: Early January;
  • Summer Semester: Late May
Last updated November 2017

About the School

Delaware County Community College (DCCC) is an accredited, public two-year college located in Media, Pennsylvania. The College serves 12,500 students, including more than 200 international students fr ... Read More

Delaware County Community College (DCCC) is an accredited, public two-year college located in Media, Pennsylvania. The College serves 12,500 students, including more than 200 international students from over 50 countries. DCCC students enjoy a safe, high-tech campus surrounded by nature, with easy access to the dynamic and historical city of Philadelphia, 22km away. Read less