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Global Studies

For students attending: Triton 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 (any course from 111-114); ENG (any course from 101-296); HIS; HUM; MUS 215 or 216; PHL (not 102).  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANT; GEO 104-106; PSC; PSY 105-296 (not 100 or 245); SOC 100-296; or SSC.
  • 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: AST 100-102; BIS; CHM; GOL; or PHY. Two courses must be in the same field and at least one must be in a different field.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose four course (13 hours) 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:

TRITON COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MAT 124 or 111

Finite Mathematics or Pre-Calculus

Math Elect

MAT 170

Elementary Statistics

Math Elect

CIS 121

Introduction to Programming

CS 105

ECO 103

Microeconomics

ECON 151

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