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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 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.


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  / ECON 448  / SOC 448  Globalization and Development, as either a Business and Economics discipline area course, or a Social Sciences discipline area course). Students must receive permission from the program advisor to substitute 490 courses (e.g., special topics) and courses taken during Study Abroad for electives listed below. A single UNIV 392 course may substitute for one elective course, provided it is not used to satisfy the Study Abroad corequisite requirement below.

Discipline Areas

Global Studies

Social Sciences

Corequisites - 1-19

  1. Language Requirement - Students need to complete through the intermediate level (for example, through SPAN 202  ), a language other than English, or demonstrate equivalent proficiency as approved by the CI languages faculty.  ASL courses will not be accepted.
  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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