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Minor Program Requirements:

 
UNITS
Global and International Studies
24
Arts and Humanities Emphasis:
One course from: Anthropology 4, 20, International Relations 1, Political Science 3 or Sociology 5 4
One upper division UC Davis general course on global or international studies in the Arts and Humanities 3-4
See program adviser for a list of approved courses.
Course cluster requirement 16-17
The minor requires the selection of interrelated courses totaling a minimum of 16-17 upper division units in area and regional studies or thematic course clusters in global and international studies in the Arts and Humanities.
Suggested course clusters include:
(1) Country or region-specific courses: Western Europe; Russian and East/Central Europe; Asia and the Pacific; Latin and South America; Africa and the Middle East; Jewish Studies; specific countries.
or
(2) Courses clustered around a thematic field in global and international studies: people and nationalities; the individual and society, arts, language, literature and culture.
Study Abroad and International Internships. The course cluster requirement may be met in one of two ways: (1) completion of a minimum of 16-17 units in the course cluster emphasis by taking approved UC Davis upper division courses in the area of global/international studies and/or approved upper division courses taken while participating in a UC Davis Study Abroad, UCEAP or another approved study abroad program, or (2) completion of 12 units of course work in a UC Davis accredited international internship, plus UC Davis courses sufficient to total 16-17 units. Those students who are unable to study abroad or participate in an international internship may fulfill the requirement by taking approved global/international courses at UC Davis. Students must meet with the GIS adviser and complete a Course Cluster Worksheet to demonstrate subject interrelatedness.
Social Science Emphasis:
One course from: Anthropology 20, International Relations 1, Political Science 3, or Sociology 5 4
One upper division UC Davis general course on global or international studies in the Social Sciences 3-4
See program advisor for a list of approved courses.
Course cluster requirement 16-17
The minor requires the selection of interrelated courses totaling a minimum of 16-17 upper division units in area and regional studies or thematic course clusters in global and international studies in the Social Sciences.
Suggested course clusters for the Social Science Emphasis:
(1) Country or region-specific courses in the Social Sciences: Western Europe; Russian and East/Central Europe; Asia and the Pacific; Latin and South America; Africa and the Middle East; Jewish Studies; specific countries.
or
(2) Courses clustered around a thematic field in global and international studies: world trade and development; peace and security; global environment, health, and natural resources.
Study Abroad and International Internships. The course cluster requirement may be met in one of two ways: (1) completion of a minimum of 16-17 units in the course cluster emphasis by taking approved UC Davis upper division courses in the area of global/international studies and/or approved upper division courses taken while participating in a UC Davis Study Abroad, UCEAP or another approved study abroad program, or (2) completion of 12 units of course work in a UC Davis accredited international internship, plus UC Davis courses sufficient to total 16-17 units. Those students who are unable to study abroad or participate in an international internship may fulfill the requirement by taking approved global/international courses at UC Davis. Students must meet with the GIS advisor and complete a Course Cluster Worksheet to demonstrate subject interrelatedness.
Restrictions. No more than two courses from a single UC Davis department may be offered in satisfaction of the minor requirements.
Foreign Language Study. Students are strongly encouraged to study a foreign language, particularly the language of the country in which and about which they intend to study. However, only upper division course work may be used to fulfill requirements for the minor.
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Updated: March 22, 2017 10:38 AM