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Global Studies and Geography

Welcome to the Department of Global Studies and Geography.

  • Students can pursue a B.A. in Global Studies, Geography, a Pre-Health B.A. in either subject, or a B.S. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). We also offer minors in all of the above, and a joint minor in Computer Science/GIS.
  • We prepare students for a wide-variety of future careers. Global Studies was recently named among the top 10 majors for the new economy.”
  • Geography has become more sought after by employers particularly for those with knowledge of GIS.
  • We encourage all our majors to study abroad or undertake for-credit internships.
  • Our European Odyssey,” provides our majors/minors with the opportunity to earn a full semester of credits while travelling through Europe.
  • We are willing to help students tailor a program of study that’s right for them and help them shape rewarding post-Hofstra careers in our increasingly global future.
  • We have a thriving student club, and house a campus chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon, the international geographical honor society.
  • Year after year we produce among the highest achieving majors on campus.

Consider joining our dynamic community of faculty and students. You will not be disappointed.

Dr. Grant Saff
Chair, Global Studies and Geography

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