Global Studies

Delivery Method: On-Campus, Online
Type: Minor

Overview

Global Studies is an interdisciplinary minor that will provide you with a wide range of perspectives, experiences and skills that will prepare you to be a global citizen. Drawing upon globally focused courses, the program will prepare you to play an active role in the world and to bring an inclusive, global perspective to the workplace. It not only provides a broad knowledge of people, cultures, governments and economies throughout the world; it will also give you skill sets that are beneficial for careers in every sector within the global economy. This program is beneficial when combined with nearly any major and provides valuable background, perspectives and critical thinking skills sought by employers across all fields.

Program requirements:

  • Foundational global studies coursework that fulfills the learning objectives for the minor
  • Elective coursework from three areas of focus: global trade and commerce; race, culture, and identity; and global peace, security, and services
  • Experiential learning that enables you to put your knowledge into action through a variety of study away, language learning, and internship opportunities
  • A final capstone that assesses your global understanding, connections made from the courses taken in different disciplines, and application of concepts to your career goals

Upon completion of this minor, you will be able to:

  • Understand major systems that guide global structures, such as economics, politics, geopolitics, business, and social and economic development
  • Articulate and appreciate the importance of diversity and the need to promote it in various spheres of life
  • Recognize the personal and social responsibilities of your role as a global citizen

Unique Opportunities

  • UW-Superior offers a diverse campus community with more than 35 countries represented within our student population
  • UW-Superior ranks second among University of Wisconsin System schools in percentage of undergraduate international students

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