A degree in languages
A degree in languages will prepare you to communicate with people around the world and understand other cultures—key skills in a global society. Our students learn to think critically about our globalized world and to see it through many cultural, historical and political lenses.
Q & A with Cameron Porter: Global studies student and future international trifecta
Cameron Porter is a senior studying global studies with a double minor in Spanish and pre-law. She’s currently working at the Detroit Institute of Arts as a visitor experience associate. We caught up with Porter to discuss why she chose Wayne State’s global studies program and her career plans.
Global studies student hopes to help Detroit with technology
Connor Tukel wants to make the world a better place - and he's starting with Detroit. Tukel knows that even with the changes and growth that Detroit has gone through, there are still negative perceptions of the city that he wants to change. "360 Degree Detroit is a project where I'll be using a 360-degree camera to capture Detroit's culture and attractions for people to view in a virtual reality setting."
English student connects cultures with bilingual book
Christiana Castillo is a Wayne State senior, double majoring in English and peace and conflict studies. "Peace and justice have always been incredibly important topics to me, and WSU is the only university in Michigan that offers a peace and conflict studies undergraduate program," says Castillo. "I've always been passionate about writing, communicating and telling stories, so an English major seemed to be a great fit for me as well."
Global studies students collaborate with peers in the Middle East through online international learning project