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University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Global Studies

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Learn the World Around You

The Global Studies minor provides essential skills for those engaged in our global community, including understanding economic, environmental and political issues. Global Studies focuses on the common problems all of us face, their causes, and what we can do to solve them. Regardless of your major, every field will need people who know more about the world and how it functions.


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Travel Opportunities

Students can participate in high-level hands-on learning at UW-Green Bay. Travel experiences in the Netherlands, Germany, Columbia and more! 

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Career Minded Minor

Students with a background in global studies have moved on to experiences like The PeaceCorp, graduate programs abroad and Workforce Development.

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Global Scholarship
The Global Citizen Scholarship is available for specifically Global Studies minor and can help make going to college affordable and achievable. 

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What Will I Learn?
This interdisciplinary minor is open to all undergraduate students who wish to improve their education by adding a global dimension to their program of study.

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Become a Phoenix


UW-Green Bay has excellent teachers, internships, research opportunities, and a great record of placing students into jobs and graduate programs. Learn More

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Christine Vandenhouten

Meet Professor Christine Vandenhouten

Christine Vandenhouten is an Associate Professor and the Chair of Global Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Her teaching emphases include Public, Community, and Global Health, as well as Nursing and Pharmacology. She has worked or taught nursing for over 25 years.

Professor Vandenhouten received the Nishioka Family Faculty Excellence Award for teaching excellence and continues to present and publish on topics related to teaching excellence, particularly in the area of E-Learning.

She is also here to help! If you have any questions about the Global Studies program please contact us!

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