Areas of Study

Global Affairs

Are you interested in learning about other cultures, societies, and politics around the world? Are you curious to travel overseas and learn other languages? Do you envision yourself working for the United Nations or helping promote human rights abroad? If you answered yes to any of these, then you might be a good candidate for majoring in Global Affairs.

UTSA’s Global Affairs Program

The B.A. in Global Affairs from UTSA will allow you to develop analytical skills to understand different regions of the world and the interactions that take place between people, states, international organizations and private entities. Your classes will give you the opportunity to learn about transnational crime, terrorism, trafficking, pandemics, global development, human rights and environmental issues such as global warming. This program aims to provide skills for a variety of careers in government jobs in international affairs or international law, international business, and military and intelligence.

Career Resources

UTSA’s University Career Center offers several resources to help students identify and develop the global skills necessary to successfully pursue and achieve lifelong career goals.

What can I do with a Global Affairs major?

Marketable Skills