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This minor provides students with a global perspective that can enhance many different majors. The minor is not available to students majoring in global affairs or minoring in global systems.

This is a Green Leaf Program.


Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete all coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.00. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: GLOA

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15

This is a Green Leaf program.

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.


GLOA 101Introduction to Global Affairs (Mason Core)3
or SOCI 120 Globalization and Society (Mason Core)
CULT 320Globalization and Culture3
ECON 385International Economic Policy3
GOVT 322International Relations Theory3
CONF 340Global Conflict Analysis and Resolution (Mason Core)3
or EVPP 337 Environmental Policy Making in Developing Countries
Total Credits15