Global Studies A.A.

The Global Studies program allows students to complete the first two years of their college education by selecting courses from a diverse range of offerings based on their interests and transfer needs. These courses prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate programs with majors in global studies, international politics, and foreign relations. 

Required Courses

1 of the following 2 Political Science courses is required:

Additional Requirements

  • Mathematics Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Mathematics courses (course type: GMAT).
  • Lab Science Gen Ed (4 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be selected from the list of Approved Lab Science General Education courses (course type: GSCL).
  • Additional Math or Lab Science Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from either the list of Approved General Education Mathematics courses (course type: GMAT) or Lab Science General Education courses (course type: GSCL).
  • Humanities Gen Ed Electives (6 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Humanities courses (course type: GHUM).
  • Social Science Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Social Science courses (course type: GSOC).
  • Technology Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be selected from the list of Approved Technological Competency/ Information Literacy (GTEC) courses.
  • Electives (to meet required 64 credits): 3 credits 
  • World Language courses (two semesters):
    ARBC 100 and ARBC 102: Elementary Arabic I and II (6 cr.), ARBC 201 and ARBC 202: Intermediate Arabic I and II (6 cr.), CHIN 100 and CHIN 102: Elementary Chinese I and II (6 cr.),CHIN 201 and CHIN 202: Intermediate Chinese I and II (6 cr.),FREN 191 and FREN 192: Elementary French I and II (6 cr.), FREN 291 and FREN 292: Intermediate French I and II (6 cr.),GRMN 191 and GRMN192: Elementary German I and II (6 cr.),GRMN 291 and GRMN 292: Intermediate German I and II (6 cr.),HEBR 151 and HEBR 152: Elementary Modern Hebrew I and II (6 cr.),ITAL 100 and ITAL 102: Elementary Italian I and II (6 cr.),RUSS 101 and RUSS 102: Elementary Russian I and II (6 cr.),SPAN 151 and SPAN 152: Elementary Spanish I and II (6 cr.),SPAN 251 and SPAN 252: Intermediate Spanish I and II (6 cr.)
  • Global Studies (9 credits):
    ANTH 134: Cultural Anthropology (3 cr.),ARTS 181: Art History I (3 cr.), ARTS 182: Art History II (3 cr.),ARTS 191: The Arts of the Islamic World (3 cr.), ARTS 192: The Arts of Japan (3 cr.), ARTS 205: Art History III-Twentieth Century Art (3 cr.), BUSN 291: International Business:  A Cultural Perspective (3 cr.), ENGL 222: Native American Literature (3 cr.), ENGL 235: Literature and Myth (3 cr.), ENGL 255: World Literature I (3 cr.), ENGL 256: World Literature II (3 cr.), ENVI 152: Environmental Science (4 cr.), ENVI 159: Natural Resources Conservation (3 cr.), FILM 190: World Cinema (3 cr.), GEOG 161: World Physical Geography (3 cr.), GEOG 162: Human Geography (3 cr.), HIST 268: History and Culture of the Jewish People (3 cr.), HIST 272: History of Russia (3 cr.), HIST 275: History and Culture of China (3 cr.), HIST 278: History of the Arab World Since World War I (3 cr.),HIST 282: Modern Israel (3 cr.), HUMN 200: Humanities I:  Modernism (3 cr.), HUMN 201: Humanities II: Postmodernism (3 cr.), MUSC 194: Music of the World’s People (3 cr.), PHIL192: Contemporary Ethical Issues (3 cr.), PHIL 293: Religious Experiences (3 cr.), RELG 193: World Religions (3 cr.), POLI 263: International Relations (3 cr.), POLI 265: Comparative Politics (3 cr.), PSYC 175: Cross Cultural Psychology (3 cr.), SOCI 181: Introduction to Sociology (3 cr.), SOCI 231:  Social Problems (3 cr.)

Optional Courses

  • Study Abroad Experience (3 cr.):
    ANTH 238: Native American Travel Seminar (3 cr.), ANTH 239: World of the Maya: Anthropology, Archeology, and Ecology (3 cr.), ARTS 284: Art Seminar in Japan (3 cr.), ARTS 282: Art Seminar in Italy (3 cr.),THTR 296: Theatre in London (3 cr.)
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