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Global Studies

For students attending: Elgin Community College
Who plan to major in: Global Studies

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities (not 116), International Studies, or Literature. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 230, 231), Economics, Geography, Political Science (not 219), Psychology (not 201), or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science Electives – Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry (not 101) or Physics.  Two courses must be in the same subject, and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose eleven courses with the IAI designation.
  • G. The successful completion of intermediate (second-year) foreign language coursework may be applied to the language proficiency/international experience requirement for the Global Studies major. Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs for additional information on how to satisfy this requirement.

II. Required courses for the Global Studies degree:

ECC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 104 or 125

Liberal Arts Mathematics or Finite Math for Business and Mgmt

Math Elect

MTH 120  or BUS 140

Statistics I or Business Statistics

BUS 221

CIS 105

Introduction to Programming

CS 105

POS 251

International Relations

PS 230

PSC 250

Comparative Political Systems

PS 232

Note 1) ECON 151 will substitute for ECON 211 in IIT's Global Studies major.

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding the course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018