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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Studies Minor

Requirements for the Minor (10-13 credits)

C. International/Globalization Emphasis (3-6 credits)

Credit hours plus weeks abroad must equal 8.

(i.e. 3 credit hours + 5 weeks abroad or 4 credit hours + 4 weeks abroad or 5 credit hours + 3 weeks abroad or 6 credit hours + 2 weeks abroad)

1. Study Abroad* (2-5 Weeks)

To meet the International/Globalization Emphasis, a student must study abroad (outside the United States) for a minimum of two weeks. The weeks abroad do not need to be taken consecutively.

2. Additional Courses (3-6 credits)

D. Global Studies Seminar (1 credit)


  • *Study Abroad is defined by any of a number of arrangements by which Purdue students complete part of their college program through educational activities outside the United States. Such activities include - but are not limited to - classroom study, research, intern or externships, and service learning.
  • **Approval required. Contact the College of Education Director of Advising & Recruiting.
  • The Global Studies Minor is not a licensure program.

World Language Courses

World Language proficiency requirements vary by program. The following list is inclusive of all world languages PWL offers for credit; for acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor.

ASL-American Sign Language

ARAB-Arabic CHNS-Chinese FR-French
GER-German GREK-Greek (ancient) HEBR-Hebrew (Biblical) HEBR-Hebrew (modern)
ITAL-Italian JPNS-Japanese KOR-Korean LATN-Latin
PTGS-Portuguese RUSS-Russian SPAN-Spanish  


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