Global Competencies Minor

Students may apply for admission to the university's Global Competencies minor. Admitted students who successfully complete the program will earn a transcript entry of "Global Competencies" below their major. There is no application fee.

Eligibility and Admission

1. Students must have declared a disciplinary major.
2. Students must have earned 12 undergraduate credit hours.
3. Students must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Completion

Students admitted into this program must maintain a 2.5 GPA in the program courses. Students who do not maintain a 2.5 GPA in the program courses will not receive the program transcript designation.

Approved Emphasis Areas

I. Business

IDS 111: Sustainability and the Future: Seven Revolutions - 3 credits

Two courses - 6 credits - selected from:
• ECFI 644 International Economics
• ECFI 645 International Finance
• MGT 606 International Business
• MKT 606 International Marketing
• MGT 620 Principles and Practices in Tourism & Hospitality Management
• BCOM 400 Global Business Communication

Study abroad experiences or foreign language courses (or combination thereof) - 10 credits
Note: Students pursuing B.A. degrees must complete this area with study abroad experiences.

Project, senior thesis, or public presentation 1-2 credits
TOTAL 20-21 credits

II. Healthcare

IDS 407: Global Challenges - 3 credits

Two courses - 5-6 credits - selected from:
• NURS 491 Health Care System, Policy, and Cost (2)
• NURS 632 Population-Based Health Care Delivery
• POLS 230 Introduction to International Relations
• SOC 333 Global Forces in a Changing World
• SOC 460 Comparative Cultures & Societies
• COMM 602 Intercultural Communication

Study abroad experiences or foreign language courses (or combination thereof) - 10 credits
Note: Students pursuing B.A. degrees must complete this area with study abroad experiences.

Project, senior thesis, or public presentation 2-3 credits
TOTAL 20-21 credits

III. Language & Culture

IDS 111: Sustainability and the Future: Seven Revolutions - 3 credits

Two courses - 6 credits - selected from:
• MLNG 605 French Civilization
• MLNG 612 German Civilization
• MLNG 623 Spanish Civilization
• HIST 350 Latin American Civilization
• POLS 230 Introduction to International Relations
• POLS 631 U.S. Foreign Policy
• COMM 602 Intercultural Communication
• SOC 333 Global Forces in a Changing World
• SOC 460 Comparative Cultures & Societies
• MUS 361 World Music
• ART 380 Survey of Art History

Study abroad experiences or foreign language courses (or combination thereof) - 10 credits
Note: Students pursuing B.A. degrees must complete this area with study abroad experiences.

Project, senior thesis or public presentation 1-2 credits
TOTAL 20-21 credits

IV. Our Environment

IDS 111: Sustainability and the Future: Seven Revolutions - 3 credits

Two courses - 6 credits - selected from:
• IDS 499 Global Environmental Issues
• BIOL 200 Humans and the Environment
• GSCI 275 Global Climate Change: Science and Impacts
• GSCI 340 Environmental Geology
• PHYS 102 Physical Science

Study abroad experiences or foreign language courses (or combination thereof) - 10 credits
Note: Students pursuing B.A. degrees must complete this area with study abroad experiences.

Project, senior thesis, or public presentation 1-2 credits
TOTAL 20-21 credits

 

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