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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Studies Minor

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Requirements for the Minor (10-13 credits)

             2-5 Weeks Study Abroad

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)


  • *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.

Foreign Language Courses

Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program. 

For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish


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