Global studies

Minor in global studies

30 credit hours

  • A semester of SST15
  • 5 courses selected from the Global Studies courses 15

Global Studies courses currently on rotation

ASL 104, North American Deaf Culture
Bus 350, International Business
Comm 206, Communication Across Cultures
GLST 241, Foundations
GLST 251, Cultural Perspectives
GLST 271, Community-Engaged Learning
GLST 300, Global Issues
Econ 306, International Economics
Econ 308, Introduction to Economic Development
Engl 201, World Literature
Engl 315, Global English
Engl 320, Methods of TESOL
Hist 314, Modern China
Hist 344, Latin American History
Rel 316, Liberation Theologies
Rel 317, Islam
Rel/Soc 315, Religion in Culture and Society
Soc 230, Ethnography and Culture
Soc 320, Environmental Sociology
Soc 334, Race, Class and Ethnic Relations
Soc 340, African Societies and Cultures
Soc 342, Native American Societies and Cultures

Student learning outcomes

  1. Apply knowledge about the world’s cultures and people to responsible, open-minded and respectful work across a spectrum of differences.
  2. Engage in critical analysis of complex, interdependent global systems that impact people’s lives and the earth’s sustainability.
  3. Demonstrate the skills necessary to function effectively across cultural differences.
  4. Apply their skills in collaborative global settings to real world problems.

Planning and advising notes

This minor is available only to students who have completed SST or an equivalent semester of immersive, experiential cross-cultural study. In consultation with an advisor, a student chooses courses from global studies list. A limit of two courses in this minor may duplicate courses in a major, at the discretion of the major advisor. Courses in this minor may not duplicate courses in another minor.