Global Studies Minor

for the Minor in Global Studies

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The Global Studies Minor provides a multidisciplinary study of a global theme with the requirement of advanced language training to promote the development of intercultural skills. In consultation with an advisor, students select 21 hours of thematically-related courses from a variety of departments to form a coherent program of study suited to individual interests, educational and/or career aspirations. The Global Studies Minor can complement any major.

Global Studies. Three courses must be selected from the approved course list; they must include no more than one course each from three of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, and Sociology.9
Language and Culture. Select courses from the approved course list in a language other than your primary language. These various courses represent the 5th level of study or above.3
Thematic Area: Students choose an approved thematic area and, in consultation with a Global Studies advisor, construct an appropriate customized curriculum. Students must choose 200- to 400-level courses and at least 6 hours must be at the 300- or 400-level.9
Total Hours21

A minimum of 6 hours of 300- and 400-level course work must be completed.