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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Global Studies Minor

Berks College (GLBST)

The minor in Global Studies is intended to prepare students from all degree programs within the Berks College (with the exception of the major in Global Studies) to gain a global perspective, which would be useful in a variety of workplace and academic settings. HIST 320W, PL SC 014, and CAS 271 provide the necessary background to help students understand and appreciate broad issues of international concern. A combination of more specific option courses will deepen students' experience of the world and enhance analytical and interpersonal skills. Eighteen credits are required for the minor in Global Studies. All students taking this minor will be required to show a 12-credit-level proficiency in a foreign language.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


ADDITIONAL COURSES (18-30 credits)
Select 6 credits from CAS 271 US;IL(3), HIST 320W(3), PLSC 14 GS(3) (Sem: 1-6)
Select 12 credits from the following list; at least 6 credits must be at the 400 level:
FR 139 GH;IL(3), GER 100 GH;IL(3), RUS 100 GH;IL(3), SPAN 100(3), SPAN 130 GH;IL(3), SPAN 131 GH;IL(3) or SPAN 131 GH;US;IL(3), SPAN 132 IL(3), UKR 100 GH;IL(3) (Sem: 1-4)
HIST 179 GH;IL(3), HIST 181 GH;IL(3), HIST 192 GH;IL(3), HIST 467(3), HIST 468(3) (Sem: 1-6)
ENGL 403(3), HIST 488(3), PLSC 412(3) (Sem: 3-6)
HIST 120 GS(3), HIST 175 GH;IL(3), PLSC 413(3), PLSC 454 IL(3) (Sem: 3-8)
HIST 435(3), PLSC 424(3), PLSC 487(3), SPAN 200(3), SPAN 220(3), SPAN 253(3), SPAN 300(3), SPAN 420(3), SPAN 476(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Foreign Language Requirement: Proficiency in a single foreign language must be demonstrated by either examination or coursework equivalent to completion of 12 credits of coursework. See the ADMISSION section of the General Information in this Bulletin for the Placement Policy for Penn State Foreign Language Courses (under Opportunities for Credit by Acquisition) (0-12) (Sem: 1-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2004

Blue Sheet Item #: 32-05-011

Review Date: 10/11/04

UCA Revision #2: 7/27/07



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