Aug 12, 2020  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Global Studies, Regional Tracks, BA


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Global Studies Major Requirements


The Global Studies major at Coppin State University is an innovative, interdisciplinary and career-oriented program of study that prepares students for the increasing number and range of international careers in fields, such as business, foreign affairs, intelligence, development, health, law enforcement and social services.

Each student must complete the Global Studies Core Courses, as listed below. Additionally, each student must complete fifteen credits focused upon the study of an area (see Regional Tracks below) or upon a global skill related to a career (see Global Skills Tracks below). The Global Studies program is designed to encourage study abroad and internships.

The Global Studies Major Core Curriculum (total: 45 credit hours).
All Global Studies Majors must complete a core curriculum consisting of the following courses:

Foreign Languages (18 Credits)


Global Studies majors are required either;

  1. to complete 18 credits of progressively advancing coursework in one foreign language, or,
  2. to complete 12 credits of progressively advancing coursework in one foreign language and 6 credits in a second language, or,
  3. to demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language at an advanced level.

Language


Select from the following options:

Two Languages

First Language 101, 102, 103, 104
Second Language 101 and 102

Economics (6 Credits)


From the following courses:

World History (6 Credits)


Geography (3 Credits)


 From the following courses:

Global Studies (3 Credits)


From the following courses:

Information Technology (3 Credits)


Government (3 Credits)


From the following courses:

Technical Writing (3 Credits)


Regional and Global Skills Curriculum (15 Credits)


In addition to the GER courses and the Global Studies Core curriculum, majors must complete 15 credit hours of course work that focuses on developing their expertise on a region or on skills related to a career in global affairs.

Latin America and the Caribbean (15 Credits)


Geography, Culture, or Politics


Select from the following options:

African Art, History, Geography, Culture, or Politics Asia (15 Credits)


Asian Art, History, Geography, Culture, or Politics Europe (15 Credits)


Politics Note(s)


  1. Regional and skills course requirements may be satisfied by approved courses from study abroad host institutions.
  2. Select courses are University of Baltimore Collaborative offerings.

Level I (Freshman)


Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Semester Credits: 15


Level II (Sophomore)


Level III (Junior)


Fall Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


  • 3 Credit(s)
  • Program Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Program Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Program Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Program Elective 3 Credit(s)

Total Semester Credits: 15


Level IV (Senior)


Fall Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Credits: 122


*General Education Requirement

**University Graduation Requirement

Major Course

Or any 2 part 200 level History or any ENGL 200 level or above

BIOL 101  or BIOL 107  or CHEM 101  or PHSC 101  or PHSC 103  

PHIL 103  or PHIL 102  

† or IDIS 103  or any Foreign Language or ART 105  or MUSC 201  or DANC 226  or THEA 211  

‡ or any 3 credit Health course, or SPCH 202  or SPCH 204  or GEOG 102  

General Elective - any University course

Program Elective - any non-required course within the discipline

NOTE: Please consult a program advisor to discuss course options.

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