225 - Global Studies IThis 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.
226 - Global Studies IIThis course introduces students to how a complex global problem is approached differently by three or more disciplines in terms of questions asked, theoretical perspectives applied, methods used to gather data and research a question, and recommendations proposed. Students also develop an individual plan of study for completing their global perspectives major or minor. Prerequisite: GLBL 225.
270 - World Focus SeminarStudents 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.
431 - WorldographyA 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.
493 - Capstone SeminarIndividual research and writing on the research question developed in GLBL 497. Course work culminates in a reserach paper which examines a complex, global issue. This paper is written under the supervision of the Global Perspectives program director, and is evaluated by the Global Perspectives program director. Prerequisite: GLBL 497.
494 - Capstone Analysis:Student works individually with a faculty member representing one of the two disciplinary lenses the student will use to analyze their capstone topic. Course work includes writing about the capstone topic from the perspective of this discipline, and the analysis portion of the capstone paper specific to this discipline.
496C - Globl Persp Interdisc Capstone
497 - Research MethodsResearch preparation for the capstone project in global perspectives. Students work extensively with research methodologies, library, and Internet resources. Work culminates in a proposal for capstone research. Open only to global perspectives majors.
497C - Research Methods
498 - Research Capstone SeminarIndividual research and writing on the research question developed in GLBL 497. Course work culminates in a research paper written under the supervision of faculty advisor(s) and evaluated by the Global Perspectives faculty. Prerequisite: GLBL 497.