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Global Studies

For students attending: McHenry County 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: Art (150, 151, 171-174); English (240-277), History, Music (151-154), or Philosophy (not 155). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 255), Economics, Geography (202-220), Political Science, Psychology, 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, 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:

MCC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MAT 165

College Algebra and Trigonometry

Math Elect

MAT120

Gen Edu Statistics

Math Elect

PRG 105 or CSC 121

Programming Logic or Computer Science I

CS 110

ECO 251

Microeconomics (see note 1)

ECON 151

PLT 251

International Relations

PS 230

PLT 255

Comparative Government

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