Expand Your Horizons with a Global Cultures Degree from Gannon University
Gannon’s global cultures program plays a central role in the University’s mission to prepare globally responsible citizens. You’ll gain a comprehensive educational experience and learn about a world that is increasingly diverse, international and interdependent.
Develop critical knowledge about global history, politics, intercultural communication, cross-cultural psychology and fundamentals of business practice that will lead you to your future career or prepare you for graduate education.
- Develop careers skills that are essential to your success in the global and domestic job market.
- Gain linguistic and cultural competencies.
- Learn from faculty who are experts in indigenous histories, linguistics, culture, film, women’s studies and more.
Learn to Lead the Way in Global Cultures
- Complete interdisciplinary courses that strategically connect language and cultural skills with in demand career options in business, public service, communications and more.
- Become a globally and culturally informed citizen through coursework and experiential learning opportunities.
- Develop intercultural and multilingual competencies that are essential to today’s increasingly globalized marketplace.
Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment
- Gain valuable leadership experience through a United Nations Practicum or Model U.N., one of the oldest programs in the country.
- Travel to locations across the globe through Gannon’s study abroad, Alternative Spring Break Trips, Gift Courses, and T.R.A.V.E.L. programs.
- Participate in on-campus activities including International Education Week, International Night, School of Public Service and Global Affairs speaker and events series, globally focused clubs and organizations, and more.
- Learn French from a Fulbright Scholar.
Inspire Your Academic Success
Gain real-world knowledge through key global cultures courses including:
Music of Latin America: Study the rich cultural and musical heritages of Latin America, including the European, African and Amerindian contributions to Latin American culture and music.
France and the Francophone World: Explore contemporary cultural, political and social climate in France and the Francophone world with topics including media, the role of women, and religious, ethnic and racial diversity.
Women in Middle East History: Understand Middle Eastern history through the prism of women’s experiences; explore women’s contributions to building a vast and varied civilization; study historical roots of contested issues related to Middle Eastern
Achieve Your Possibilities
Students will gain a high-quality education that enables success in the rigors of graduate school or a future profession. Through an array of program opportunities, you can:
- Secure real-world experiences through internships in government, business, media and nonprofit organizations.
- Complete the essential undergraduate course requirements and continue your education through a graduate program.
- Earn a meaningful career in business, politics, nonprofit, public policy, communications, foreign service, tourism, travel and more.