Global Cultures

Minor in Global Cultures Minor

The study of foreign languages and literatures opens your mind to cultures, societies, and histories around the world. The minor in Global Cultures will foster students' cross-cultural awareness and intercultural competence, it will strengthen students' international skills and understanding of diversity which will help them succeed in an increasingly global world.

The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures equips well-rounded students for entry into the global community. A minor in Global Cultures broadens students’ understanding of society and provides them with communication skills, linguistic dexterity, critical thinking, and cultural awareness. These cultural insights and practical tools help graduates find their place in today’s competitive, multilingual marketplace.

A minor in global cultures requires a total of 15 semester hours:

  • A sequence of two language skills courses at 2000 or 3000 level
  • Five elective courses in anthropology, art, economics, geography, history, political science, religion, or sociology

For more information about Global Cultures Minor

Global Cultures Minor Program Website


Curriculum in Global Cultures Minor

15 semester hours in minor (minimum 9 hours at 3000-level or above). Students take a sequence of two language skills courses at the 2000 or 3000 level and three supporting courses (see advisor for approved course listing). Students must earn a C and maintain a 2.5 GPA for all courses that count toward the minor. Courses taken in fulfillment of the College Core or other majors and minors may not be counted toward the Global Cultures minor.

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Last Updated: July 25, 2016