All students will select classes from the following:
Course # Course Title Credits Credits: 7 GLO298AA Special Projects 1 REQUIRED: Students can select two of the following courses (6 credit hours). These courses are broad survey classes. Classes with more specificity of topics will be in the elective category. The courses must have a Global Awareness (G) general education designation. ASB100 Introduction to Global Health 3 ASB102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 3 GCU102 Introduction to Human Geography 3 POS120 World Politics 3 PSY132 Psychology and Culture 3 REL100 World Religions 3 HES210 Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness 3 HIS102 History of Western Civilization 1789 to Present 3 MHL143 Music in World Cultures 3 SUS100 Introduction to Sustainability 3
See program requirements here.
Areas of Emphasis:
In addition to the two Required Courses, students must choose 8-9 Restricted Elective credits. Students should focus their selection on the following areas of emphasis, and take their electives within these areas.
- Specialization 1: Impact of diverse cultures on American life
- Issues to be studied in this area include, but are not limited to immigration, communication, education, pluralism, cultural diversity, popular culture.
- These courses must have a Cultural Diversity (C) general education designation.
- Specialization 2: Global Study of Cultures, Religions, Economics, and Politics
- Issues to be studied in this area include, but are not limited to, women's rights, family planning, migration, religious diversity, human rights, origin and development of civilizations.
- Courses that qualify in this area must have a Global Awareness [G] general education designation.
- Specialization 3: Science, Technology, and the World
- Issues to be studied in this area include, but are not limited to, climate change, sustainability, environmental degradation, use of natural resources.
- Courses that qualify in this area must have a Natural Science [SG] or [SQ] general education designation and include the following:
ASM104 Bones, Stones, and Human Evolution 4 BIO105 Environmental Biology 4 BIO107 Introduction to Biotechnology 4 CHM107 Chemistry and Society 3 GLG110 Geological Disasters and the Environment 3 GPH213 Climate and Weather
Special Project (1 credit) (GLO 298AA): Students will conduct research on a global-related issue connected with their area of emphasis, and will analyze, critique, and present the results of their research through a special projects class (GLO 298).
Students choose one of the three options:
- Traditional Research Project - Consult with your instructor before beginning your project.
- Study Abroad - See the programs offered by MCC.
- Model United Nations - Model U.N.
The Special Project is intended to provide students with the opportunity to see the connection between academic studies and 'real world' issues. GLO298 is a one-credit course and tailored to meet the students' individual strengths and interests.