The Global and International Studies minor certifies completion of an approved education abroad program, foreign language competency, and related advanced course work, and is suitable for undergraduate students in any major. Students integrate language and cultural studies, educational immersion coursework, and advanced topical coursework around a thematic or geographical focus.
A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18-30 credits
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS: 18-30 credits
12th-credit-level proficiency in one foreign language demonstrated by course work or examination.
Students must complete 12 credits as participants in an approved Penn State Education Abroad Program, no more than 6 credits of which may be foreign language study beyond the 12-credit level.
Select 6 credits (400 level) related to the education abroad experience, or the student's major, or to complete a thematic concentration, selected from an approved list of courses with international focus or in consultation with an adviser in Global and International Studies.
For more information contact Dr. Paul Greene, [email protected].