The Department of Global Studies, Sociology, and TESOL, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers graduate degrees and certificates in TESOL, two undergraduate degrees, and minors in sociology and global studies. Learn more about our undergraduate and graduate programs, and our faculty.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

News & Features

Department of Global Studies, Sociology, and TESOL

  • Faculty Notes: Grace Bahng, Ph.D.

    Learn more about Bahng's recent publication.

  • Mothers Are Leaders: An Interview with the Author/Editor

    Mothers possess many leadership qualities that any workplace desires. Kimberly B.W. Denu, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Global Studies, Sociology, and TESOL and special advisor to the president and provost, unpacks this idea in a new book.

  • APU Around the World: Global Learning Term

    Students return to APU from a semester overseas with Global Learning Term, a self-directed, cultural immersion experience.

  • Rushing with Purpose

    Terrell Watson ’15, the 6-foot-2-inch, 240-pound Azusa Pacific University running back, summed up his life in a 40-character tweet this past summer while prepping for his senior year: “I’m honestly addicted to getting better.”

Elsewhere at APU

  • APU Hosts Benefit Concert with Renowned Cellist

    Azusa Pacific University’s School of Music hosts a benefit recital in memory of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami victims of Japan on Sat., March 7 at 7 p.m. The event features renowned cellist Marek Szpakiewicz, DMA, director of Chamber Music.