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Global Studies

For students attending: Waubonsee 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 ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART (100-106), ENG (211-265), HIS, HUM, PHL, or RLG. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANT, ECN, GEO, IDS (110-220), PSC, PSY (NOT 200), SSC, or SOC. 
  • 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, Earth Science, Geology, 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:

WCC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 211 or 210

Calculus for Social Science or Finite Mathematics

Math Elect

BUS 207

Business Statistics

Math Elect

CIS 115 or CIS 110

Introduction to Programming or Business Information Systems

CS 105 or CS 110

ECN 201

Principles of Economics - Microeconomics

ECON 151

PSC 260

Introduction to International Relations

PS 230

PSC 220

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