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Degree Pathway for the Doctor of Philosophy in Global Studies

Degree Pathway - Doctor of Philosophy in Global Studies

All students are required to take 12 credits of core coursework, 12 credits of research methods courses, 27 credits of elective courses (a maximum of 21 credits of which can be transferred from a MA/MS degree program with program director approval) and a minimum of 9 dissertation credits.
Core Courses
Course #Course NameCr.
Total12
GLST.7010Contemporary Global Studies3
GLST.7011Seminar in Interdisciplinary Education  & Research3
GLST.7012Conflict, Cooperation, Security and Human Rights3
GLST.7017International Political Economy, trade and Development 3

Research Methods and Analysis Courses
Course #Course NameCr.
Total6
GLST.7030Global Research and Data Analysis3
GLST.7031Quantitative Approaches to Research in Global Studies3

Research Methods and Data Analysis Electives (chooses 2 courses)
Course#Course NameCredits
EDUC.6423Program Evaluation3
EDUC.6600Ethnographic Inquiry3
EDUC.7040Qualitative Research Methods3
EDUC.7050Survey Research3
PUBH.6740Applied Biostatistical Methods3
PUBH.6800Intro to SAS3
PUBH.6890Advanced Regression Modeling3
PSYC.6110Program Evaluation3
ECON.7310Statistics I3
ECON.7330Econometrics I3
ECON.7340Econometrics II3
ECON.7350Cost-Benefit Analysis3
CRIM.6900Advanced Regression Analysis3
CRIM.6910Advanced Research Design3
CRIM.6920Qualitative Research Methods3
CRIM.6930Survey Methods3
CRIM.6950Program Evaluation Methods3
CRIM.7900Categorical and Limited Dependent Variables3
CRIM.7910Structural Equation Modeling3
CRIM.7920Survival Analysis and Longitudinal Data3
CRIM.7930Data Reduction and Factor Analysis3
Total6
Though students are encouraged to take courses in all of the following three areas, students must select 2 of these 3 areas in which to focus, and take 2 (3 credit) electives in each focus area. After meeting the methodology course requirement (described above), students can take additional advanced research methods courses as electives. The lists below present a sample of relevant elective courses across campus, but these lists are subject to change and availability every semester.
Conflict, Cooperation, Security and Human Rights Concentration
Course #Course NameCr.
TotalN/A
GLST.6600International Perspectives on Crime and Justice3
GLST.6610Comparative Criminal Justice3
GLST.6620Global Issues and Human Rights and Justice3
GLST.6630Prisons: A Global Perspective on Punishment and Rehabilitation 3
GLST.6640
Weapons of Mass Destruction
3
GLST.6650Seminar on Global Trafficking and Criminal Networks3
GLST.6660Terrorist Networks: Al Qaeda and Affiliated Groups3
GLST.6670Seminar on Security Studies3
GLST.6680Scientific and Technological Dimensions of National Security3
GLST.7100Directed Study3
GLST.7280Organizational Theory3
International Political Economy, Trade and Development Concentration
Course #Course NameCr.
TotalN/A
ECON.7300Microeconomics3
ECON.7330Econometrics I3
ECON.7340Econometrics II3
GLST.6530Globalization, Work and Health3
GLST.7100Directed Study3
GLST.7110The World of Things: Consumer Culture in Historical Perspective3
GLST.7150International Migration3
GLST.7170Development Economics3
GLST.7180International Economics3
GLST.7190Human Capital and Employment in a Global Economy3
GLST.7200The Role of Government in a Global Economy3
GLST.7280Organizational Theory3
GLST.7300Microeconomics3
GLST.7310Seminar on Global Environmental Issues3
GLST.7320Seminar on poverty, discrimination and public3
Theory in Global Studies Concentration
Course #Course NameCr.
TotalN/A
GLST.7020Theoretical Paradigms in Global Studies3
GLST.7140Globalization, Feminism, & Liberalism3
GLST.7160Advanced Seminar in Global History, Politics and Theory3
GLST.7100Directed Study3
Dissertation (minimum 9 credits)
Course #Course NameCr.
Total9
GLST.7530Doctoral Dissertation/Global Studies3
GLST.7560Doctoral Dissertation/Global Studies3
GLST.7590Doctoral Dissertation/Global Studies3