Global Studies (Minor)
The minor in Global Studies is a multidisciplinary program designed to provide students with the opportunity to examine the many dimensions of globalization and to understand the place of the United States in this process.
Through the courses offered in this program, students will:
- Develop respect for universal human rights, the rule of law, and cultural differences;
- Become aware of the growing interdependence of nations and peoples;
- Learn the value of appropriate technology and sustainable development in the use of the earth's resources;
- Become concerned about global inequality in access to the means necessary for a decent livelihood;
- Develop an understanding of the sources of conflict in today's world; and
- Have the ability to apply their knowledge in their workplaces and more generally as citizens of the global community.
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 24 credit hours, including at least three courses from the following: ART 117, ESCI 110, MCOM 101, PHIL 212, PSCI 224, PSCI 260, SOCY 228, THEO 200, THEO 202, THTR 261; and at least two courses from the following: BUAD 412, HIST 337 and SOCY 320.
Additional courses may be offered and included in the minor, with permission of the program director.