Contemporary Global Studies majors choose either a concentration in Political Science or a concentration in History. CGS majors consult advisors in the area of concentration, either Political Science or History. Political Science majors may not major in CGS with a Political Science concentration; History majors may not major in CGS with a History concentration.
[Students seeking a business-focused curriculum should consult the Program Director of International Business in the College of Business.]
These short courses include workshops, Travel Study, or other credit-bearing experiences with an international focus approved by the advisor.
IV. Foreign Language Requirement (6)
Students majoring in Contemporary Global Studies are required to complete 6 credit hours in a foreign language. Credits earned through accepted assessment examinations apply. Three hours may be waived for heritage speakers of a foreign language who demonstrate collegiate proficiency to the satisfaction of the advisor. All majors must complete at least one college course (3 credit hours) of a foreign language.
V. Capstone Course: Either 18-410 (Political Science) or 09-203/403 (History) satisfies the advanced writing requirement for General Education.
VI. General Education: Recommended selections include 06-334 Non-Western Literature; 19-298 Christianity and World Religions; 18-210 State and Local Government; 04-195 The American Economy or 04-200 Basic Macroeconomics.
VII. Some Study Abroad courses may satisfy core or concentration requirements. See CGS advisor.