Global Studies - Requirements for the Minor

Global Studies Program

Supporting Courses, 9 credits

Required, 6 credits:

  • ENV SCI 102        Introduction to Environmental Sciences, 3 credits
  • GEOG 102            World Regions and Concepts: A Geographic Analysis, 3 credits

Choose one course, 3 credits:

  • ANTHRO 100      Varieties of World Culture, 3 credits
  • HISTORY 100      History of the Modern World, 3 credits
  • POL SCI 100        Global Politics and Society, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 102     Environment and Society, 3 credits
  • SOC C D 251        Sustainable Development, 3 credits
  • UR RE ST 201      City Life and Globalization, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 15 credits

Students must select five courses (15 credits total) from the thematic categories below. At least three courses must be from different categories.

Global Democracy: institutions and citizenship

  • POL SCI 351        Comparative Politics, 3 credits
  • POL SCI 360        International Relations, 3 credits
  • SPANISH 358      Latin America Today, 3 credits

Global Environmental Sustainability: natural resources, biodiversity and climate change

  • ECON 412            Economics of Sustainability, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 303        Conservation of Natural Resources, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 425        Global Climate Change, 3 credits

Global Human Security: basic human needs and services

  • ANTHRO 340      Medical Anthropology, 3 credits
  • HUM DEV 342    Cross-Cultural Human Development, 3 credits
  • NURSING 492     Special Topics in Nursing, 2-4 credits

Global Peoples: nationality, ethnicity, race and religion

  • HUM STUD 351    Interdisciplinary Themes in Humanistic Studies, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 384 Perspectives on Human Values in Other Cultures, 3 credits
  • SOC C D/WOST 345  Women, Race and Culture, 3 credits
Global Studies Program