The Bachelor of Arts in Studies of Global Media prepares students to analyze, verify, study and communicate information about varying global issues in an effective, ethical, and culturally aware manner. Courses examine the transformation of media systems in historical and contemporary contexts.
Required Courses (Take 6 course/18 units):
GLO 101 – Principle of Global News
GLO 201 – Visual Journalism
GLO 301 – Media, Culture & Societies
GLO 435 – Global Media Ethics & Diversity
GLO 440 – Freedom of Expression and the Right to Information
GLO 460 – Disinformation & Information Security in a Global Media Context
Electives (Take 4 courses/ 12 units):
BJP 410 – Latinx and the News Media in the United States
BJP 411 – Latinxs: Diasporic Transnationalism and Media in Latin America, Europe, and Asia
GLO 403 – Media & Global Terrorism
GLO 445 – Media, War & Peace
GLO 490 – Media & Humanitarian Crises
GLO 430 – Social Movement Media in a Global Context
GLO 450 – Media & The Environment
GLO 455 – Media & Human Rights
GLO 470 – Documentary Journalism
JOUR 420 – Digital Communications Law
GLO classes will be taught in a fully online environment but students can take approved journalism courses as electives for the major.
Global Studies —permits Global Studies Majors with a second major or second degree to double-dip up to 12 units with the second major/degree, as long as the courses count toward both majors and the double use is approved by the department offering the other major/degree.
Double use of courses between the Global Studies Major and a minor in the same degree program is NOT permitted.