Global Studies is an interdisciplinary program focused on global interconnections and integration, as well as inequalities and disruptions, at multiple scales around the world including at home in Tennessee. The Global Studies undergraduate major is administratively housed in the Department of Sociology but is a separate and distinct major from sociology. Students who major in Global Studies will receive a B.A. (or minor) in Global Studies.
Global Studies draws on the expertise of faculty across the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as other colleges. The major brings together faculty and students from diverse perspectives in the social sciences and humanities to help students build an interdisciplinary understanding of the world. Majors choose one of two concentrations, "Global Society and Culture" or "Global Politics and Economy."
Please explore our website and contact us if you'd like to talk about majoring, minoring, or otherwise getting involved in Global Studies.
Global Studies Events
Paul K. Gellert
Director, Global Studies Program
911 McClung Tower, Knoxville TN 37996