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Purdue University Northwest    
  Oct 23, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Global Studies Minor

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In our rapidly changing global political, economic, social and cultural environment, there is a growing need for American students to gain global cross-cultural knowledge and related skills, competences and values.  An interdisciplinary minor in Global Studies can be readily combined with your major fields of study in various departments so that you are better prepared for a wide range of careers. Employers find highly desirable those graduates who have knowledge of world languages, histories, and cultural and business practices.

Requirements for the Global Studies Minor

Total minimum of 15-16 credits

  • 6 credits in courses in global cross-cultural studies.
  • 6 credits in courses in area studies.
  • Level IV (3-4 credits) in a global language offered at Purdue University Northwest.

A maximum of six credits can overlap with other minors or majors.

To minor in Global Studies, please make an appointment with your academic advisor.

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