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Degree Requirements

GLS majors take general education courses and GLS core courses in their freshman and sophomore years. In their junior and senior years, students focus on completing 7 courses in Area Studies and general electives. In conjunction with GLS advisors, students select a sequence of courses that satisfy program and degree requirements while simultaneously exploring their own intellectual and professional objectives. A total of 128 course credits are required to graduate.

GLS Major Requirements
 Credits
GLS Core 9
GLS 1100 - Intro to Global Leadership (3)
GLS 3100 - Leadership Across Cultures (3)

GLS 4105 - Senior Capstone for Global Leadership (3)

GLS Tool
Study Abroad Experience (at least 3 hours)

Area Studies (Choose 7 courses, at least one from each area)

21 - 22

Business

INB 3300 - International Business (3)
ECO 3900 - The Chinese Economy (3)
ECO 4400 - International Economics (3)
MKT 3210 - Principles of Marketing (3)

History/Humanities

HIS Upper-Level World History ( Choose 1:3450, 3700,3720,3800,3850,4700,4750,4820, or 4850) (3)
HUM 3500 - Topics in Asian Culture (3)
ENL 4370 - Advanced Studies in World Literature (3)
PHI 3230 - Comparative Philosophy (3)

Communication/Psychology

COM 3150 - Intercultural Communication (3)
COM 3340 - Organizational Communication 93)
PSY 3250 - Cross Cultural Psychology (3)

Political Science

PSC 2300 - International Relations (3)
PSC 2400 - Comparative Politics (3)
PSC 3320 - Global Conflict and Violence (3)
PSC Upper-Level International Political Science (Choose 1: 3420, 3430, 3450, 3480, 3481, or 4320) (3)

Religion

REL 2510 - Christian Ethics (4)
REL 3510 - P0verty & Justice (3)
REL 3540 - Eco-Justice & Faith (3)

Additional Requirements

Minor 18
General Electives 19 - 21