Georgia State University is one of the few academic institutions in the United States offering undergraduates a formal program of study in world history. As a student in world history, you will explore large-scale history with intensive training in cross-cultural, transnational, and global perspectives. Through a global and historical perspective, our interdisciplinary program explores the interconnections among human societies.
The concentration is appropriate for all history majors, including those in the pre-education track, regardless of specialization. Successful completion of the concentration leads to a degree in “History: Concentration in World History” and a certificate in World History.
Admission to the World History Concentration is easy. The one-page application form (at right) may be printed and submitted in person or e-mailed directly to the program's director, Dr. Jared Poley, 34 Peachtree, Suite 2050 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Students must meet with the World History Program Director at least once per semester (excluding summer) and at least one month prior to
Please follow the links at right for further information, including world history faculty and our lecture series.
Students must meet all requirements for the History B.A. degree (see the Undergraduate Catalog) and complete the following:
All courses in Area G must be upper level.
At least two of the courses under items G.2-6 must have a chronological focus before 1800 AD/CE