This interdisciplinary minor is open to all undergraduate students who wish to improve their education by adding a global dimension to their program of study. The Global Studies minor has a flexible curriculum aimed at preparing globally competent graduates of UW-Green Bay for entry into a diversified world full of global challenges and opportunities. The minor will help students be more competitive when applying to graduate studies in a variety of fields as well as being more attractive as a job candidate in a variety of careers.
Upon completing the minor in Global Studies, students will be able to
- reflect upon and ask questions about connections and contradictions in public debates over globalization.
- recognize and identify different disciplinary perspectives being used when discussing globalization.
- evaluate differences in political systems, including institutional design and the roles that citizens play in them.
- analyze the complex nature of global environmental sustainability issues and problems and the interrelated roles of science, administration, politics, and technology in their solution.
- explain how human societies are inextricably connected with local, regional, and global systems.