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Global Studies Major

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Fontbonne’s interdisciplinary approach to its Bachelor of Art in Global Studies echoes the many complex layers that make up the world as a whole. You’ll study geography, economics and international business, as well as religion, history and language.

Our instructors, who share real-world experiences, emphasize the connection between various disciplines, giving you a more complete understanding of the world.

With a global studies major, you’ll be prepared for a career in international affairs, non-governmental organizations, college teaching, politics, journalism or business and beyond.

Global Studies Program Highlights

  • Small classes and personal attention
  • Interdisciplinary curriculum, comprehensive education
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • Preparation for a career in international affairs, college teaching, politics, journalism or business, grad school or law school
  • Departmental participation in honors curriculum and Fontbonne’s annual Dedicated Semester
  • Opportunities to work with the Bosnian Memory Project collecting and preserving documents and artifacts
  • Opportunities to meet international diplomats, scholars, activists and authors

Recent In-Field Learning Experiences

  • Organizing programs, teaching English at the International Institute
  • Language study in China
  • Language study in Spain

Global Studies Graduate Successes

  • Many global studies alumni are now studying for advanced degrees.
  • Other graduates have worked with political leaders.


Learn about career opportunities with a global studies major

Questions? Contact Admissions: (314) 889-1400 or (800) 205-5862 | fbyou@fontbonne.edu