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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Global Scholars Program


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For information about admission to the Global Scholars Program, visit the Global Scholars Program webpage.

Core Courses (9 hours)


  • GLSC 2013 Global Challenges . This course explores how social, cultural, political, economic and historical forces shape population change, resources management, technology use and development, information management, economies, conflict and governance on a global scale. Students will work in interdisciplinary teams to prepare presentations on core topics of the course.
  • GLSC 2023 Sustainability and Urban Development . This course explores how social, cultural, political, economic and historical forces shape sustainable practices in the context of urban development. Course takes place in Germany and Hungary.
  • GLSC 2863 Special Topics . This course continues to examine the seven challenges introduced in GLSC 2013  with a focus on the intersections of these challenges.

Language Requirement


Global Scholars are required to complete the equivalent of the first four semesters of a modern foreign language. Students may meet this requirement by course completion, placement exams, or demonstration of fluency in a second language.

Study Abroad


Global Scholars are required to complete a semester of abroad. Traditional study abroad, internships or research programs will fulfill this requirement.

E-portfolio


Global Scholars are required to maintain an e-portfolio throughout their time in the program. The e-portfolio must include samples of assignments from Global Scholars courses, blogs while abroad, self-assessment, résumés and a description of the capstone project.

Globally-focused Major Course


Global Scholars are required to complete a globally-focused course with their major.

Capstone Project


In the senior year, Global Scholars are required to complete a capstone project. The project may be an extension of a senior project, research or service learning started during the semester abroad, or a new project related to the global-challenges framework of the program.

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