Global Studies (GLBS)

GLBS 115Global Citizenship1.0 SH[  ]

This course introduces students to both the Global Studies major and the concept of global citizenship which is one of the learning outcomes for the Global Studies major. Students will discuss various definitions, values, and practices of a global citizen and will define the concept for themselves.
Class Level Restriction: Freshman and Sophomore only.

GLBS 225Global Issues3.0 SH[  ]

This course introduces students to issues that are global in scope and that raise complex problems that need to be considered with the concepts and tools of more than one discipline.
Class Level Restriction: Freshman and Sophomore and Junior only.

GLBS 270World Focus Seminar1.0 SH[  ]

Students develop an awareness of the major problems of the world and the way in which these problems are interconnected through the study of geography and current events. May be taken four times up to a total of four semester hours.
Field of Study Restrictions: Global Studies Majors and/or Minors only.

GLBS 315Strategies to Global Solutions3.0 SH[  ]

This course introduces students to the concept of transdisciplinary research in the context of solving complex, global issues. Students are introduced to at least four disciplines learning about questions asked, methods used to gather data and research a question, and analytical frameworks applied. Students then have the opportunity to practice various methods. The class culminates with a research proposal.
Class Level Restriction: Sophomore and Junior and Senior only.

GLBS 350Nonprofits: Theory & Practice3.0 SH[  ]

This course introduces students to the U.S. and international nonprofit sectors including historical and social foundations, best practices and theories within the sector, and major trends. As a service learning course, students are required to volunteer with a local nonprofit while enrolled in this course.
Class Level Restriction: Sophomore and Junior and Senior only.

GLBS 405Internship1.0-6.0 SH[  ]

This course provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in fields related to Global Studies. Includes field sponsor supervision, journals, colleague interviews, and final research paper. Title will be extended to describe the topic. May be offered for variable credit from one to six semester hours. May be repeated once for a total of 6 semester hours if internship sites differ.

GLBS 431Worldography3.0 SH[  ]

A seminar involving critical reading and discussion of eight outstanding books on different world-encompassing issues. Seminar conducted by selected faculty. Open only to global perspectives majors.
Class Level Restriction: Junior and Senior only
Field of Study Restrictions: Global Studies Majors only.

GLBS 435Capstone Proposal3.0 SH[  ]

A seminar in which students select and research a capstone topic, critically analyze appropriate sources for these topics, and write a formal proposal for their capstones.
Class Level Restriction: Junior and Senior only
Field of Study Restrictions: Global Studies Majors only.

GLBS 440Global Studies Capstone3.0 SH[  ]

Individual research and writing on the research question developed in GLBS 435. Course work culminates in a significant research paper and/or project.
Prerequisite: GLBS 435.
Class Level Restriction: Junior and Senior only.