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
  • DJS 251               Sustainable Development, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD/HISTORY 103     World Civilizations I, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD/HISTORY 104     World Civilizations II, 3 credits
  • POL SCI 100       Global Politics and Society, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 102     Environment and Society, 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

  • DJS 351              Political Economy of Development, 3 credits
  • 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/DJS 306    Food, Subsistence and Globalization, 3 credits
  • 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

  • GEOG 370           Geography of South America, 3 credits
  • HISTORY 337     The Rise of Islamic Civilization to 1800, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 360   Globalization and Cultural Conflict, 3 credits
  • POL SCI 353        Politics of Developing Areas, 3 credits
Global Studies Program