Jun 18, 2018  
2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Studies Minor - 19-37 units

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This interdisciplinary minor will provide students in any major the opportunity to develop their knowledge of the world and the major contemporary issues confronting humanity. Students in this minor will receive a foundation in global studies and an introduction into the various implications of globalization. By choosing electives across discipline areas, students will gain an interdisciplinary perspective into various global issues.


Lower Division Requirements - 6 units

Upper Division Requirements - 12 units

Twelve units required from a minimum of two (2) discipline areas. Only one 3 unit course from a student’s major may count toward the minor. The student must choose into which discipline area a cross-listed course would count (e.g., BUS 448 - Globalization and Development (Cross-listed as ECON 448, SOC 448) /ECON 448 - Globalization and Development (Cross-listed as SOC 448, BUS 448) /SOC 448 - Globalization and Development (Cross-listed as ECON 448, BUS 448)  as either a Business and Economics discipline area course, or a Social Sciences discipline area course).

Discipline Areas

Global Studies


* General Education Courses

Corequisites - 1-19

  1. Language Requirement — Students need to successfully complete a second/foreign language requirement (e.g., the equivalent of the first four semesters or two years [intermediate level] in a language other than English), or demonstrate equivalent proficiency as approved by the CI languages faculty.
  2. Study Abroad Requirement — Students must successfully complete a minimum of one international study abroad experience (e.g., UNIV 392  [1-3 units], a CSU International Program, or a study abroad program approved by a CI faculty advisor).

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