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Global Studies

For students attending: Harper 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, Literature, or Philosophy (not 101, 102).
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (NOT 215), Economics (not 115 or 211), Geography (not 112), Political Science (not 250), Psychology (NOT 210), 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.  Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Astronomy 101.  Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Free Electives – Choose four courses (13 hours) with an 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:

HARPER COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 124 or
MTH 134

Finite Mathematics or Calculus for Social Scientists

Math Elect

MTH 165

Elementary Statistics

BUS 221 (Math Elect)

CIS 106 or
CSC 121

Computer Logic and Programming Technology or
Computer Science I

CS 110 or
CS 105

ECO 211

Microeconomics (see note 1)

ECON 151

PSC 250

Comparative Politics

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