The minor in Global Studies is intended to prepare students for careers that engage the global community either at home or abroad. Students who complete the minor demonstrate their experience and ability to live and work in international environments and to communicate effectively across global cultures. Completion of this minor will fulfill the world language and intercultural competence requirements of USC Upstate's Peace Corps Prep Program.
|Required Courses 1,2
|Understanding Other Cultures
|Global Cultures and Identities
|World Language Requirement
|Select two courses (U201 or U202) of either Chinese, French, German or Spanish 3
|Study abroad coursework, internship, service learning, or independent study, such as:
|Selected French Study Abroad
|Selected German Studies Abroad
|Selected Spanish Studies Abroad
|Advanced Selected English Studies Abroad
|Culture and Politics Abroad
or similar course in another field
|Select one of the following:
Any 300- or 400-level world language, literature, or culture course in FREN, GERM, or SPAN
|Masterpieces of World Literature
|Topics in Literature, Culture and Difference 4
|Topics in Language and Literature 4
Any 300- or 400-level course examining an international topic or country other than the United States
Up to 6 hours of General Education (<300 level) may be used to satisfy requirements of the minor.
Minimum grade of C is required for all coursework.
Courses may be exempted by placement test or advanced standing by successfully completing a world language course for which U202 is a prerequisite.
Focused on international topic.