Global Economics & Development Concentration

Designed for the student pursuing a career in activism or humanitarianism working at the UN, World Bank, and other development organizations.


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Global Economics & Development Concentration

This concentration equips students with a comprehensive set of skills enabling them to analyze and understand socioeconomic issues in developing countries. Students will take courses in development economics and political economy as well as courses that unpack development from historical, cultural, and social perspectives. Students will not be expected to have a background in statistical analysis and will rather study how economic issues affect politics, history, and culture around the world.

A sampling of courses that have been offered includes: 

  • International Activism
  • International Law and Institutions
  • Global Social Turbulence
  • Inequality Around the World
  • Latin American International Relations
  • Global Economic Turbulence
  • Culture, Power, and Global Environment
  • Humanitarianism in Africa
  • Global Political Turbulence
  • Energy Security

Sample Course Sequence

GED Concentration