Global and International Studies Minor

Global and International Studies Minor

The Global and International Studies minor is intended to recognize, for undergraduate students in any major, the completion of an education-abroad program, foreign language competency, and related advanced course work.

Ideally, the language, international, and advanced study should be integrated around some 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 the International Studies adviser.

For more information contact: Dr. Paul Greene, 610-892-1474, pdg4@psu.edu