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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

  • 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

  • TEDxAzusaPacificUniversity Announces Speaker Line-Up

    TEDxAzusaPacificUniversity will take place on Tues., April 7, 2015, from 1-4:30 p.m., in Upper Turner Campus Center, located on East Campus, at 901 E. Alosta Ave., in Azusa. Watch the streaming event online, visit apu.edu/live.

  • Sharing in Civility

    “Is Jesus a Capitalist or a Communist: Christian Response to the Problem of Poverty,” featured Peter Greer and Shane Claiborne, representing two distinct opinions on the effects of capitalism on poverty.