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Global Cultural Studies Minor

文理学院

大学辅修课程的价值

通过声明未成年人, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue interests that might lie outside of your major. Gaining extra knowledge in an area that interests you can also help you in your future career! Not only will your skills and knowledge be more well-rounded, but you’ll also prove to future employers that you’re willing to work hard and exceed their expectations.

 

课程

Students wishing to take the Global Cultural Studies minor must apply for, 被完全接受, and be planning to participate in the Around-the-World (ATW) semester.

  • Global Cultural Studies Minor
  • 18个单位
  • ENG 386:后现代小说
  • 3

This survey course will look at the transition from Modern to Postmodern literature in South Korea, 亚美尼亚, and Greece as well as postcolonial theory from Ethiopia, 加纳, 和玻利维亚, 包括阅读, 讲座, 讨论, and assessments on postcolonial theory, 后现代主义, 文学技巧, 宗教的作用, and the question of personal and national identity.

  • ENG 392:史诗文学
  • 3

This course will study the literary and sacred masterpieces from the countries visited during the Around-the-World semester and examine these texts in light of their historical context, 文学技巧, 宗教的作用, and the question of personal and national identity.

  • GCS 201: Global Cultural Studies
  • 1

This course is a debriefing seminar for students who participated in the Around-the-World Semester experience. The class will enable the students to synthesize the various components of the semester abroad and make meaning from the experience. Debriefing the semester abroad will enable students and program leadership to look to the future, engage in collaborative reflection, and make assessments after thoughtful deliberation.

  • GCS 202: Understanding Other Cultures Anthropologically
  • 1

Students will study theories of cross-cultural adaptation, 适应环境, and assimilation in this course. Occurring before their departure for the study-abroad country, students will be better prepared to make the transition to their new home and develop an awareness of others and self, and become more effective observers of internal (intra-personal) changes, and external (inter-personal) discovery.

  • GCS 203: Cross-Cultural Communication Awareness
  • 1

The globalization of organizations, 公营及私营, and their multicultural make-up requires today's citizens to have a solid cross-cultural competence, involving an understanding of ones own culture and communication preferences, identifying others' preferences, and having a flexible behavioral repertoire to bridge cultural differences.

  • GCS 301: Foundations of Language
  • 4

This course will provide specific applications for learning a new foreign language and understanding English structure and usage, 包括音响系统, 构词法, 语法, 语法, 意义的表达, 变异, 词源, 和/或改变. Cultural and artistic uses of languages; and comparison of oral and written aspects of language will also be covered.

  • GCS 399: Service Learning Practicum
  • 2

This course is meant to bring the practical service experience to students as they take responsibility for a variety of service projects that will challenge them, not only as they prepare ahead of time for outreach, but also as they adapt to sharing messages of love and forgiveness.

  • WRT 330:旅游写作
  • 3

这种强烈的, 有创意的, nonfiction writing course will combine with ethnographic research, 写博客, and backpack journalism as students write about thirty-five (35) pages of essays, 配置文件, 文学新闻, and reviews that will be published weekly on a blog together with photos and video content. Assignments will require students to observe and engage with people in various countries where they are volunteering and studying.

联系

For more information about the Global Cultural Studies minor or the Around-the-World Semester, 联系教授. 约翰·诺顿 (电子邮件保护) or 949-214-3317.

当前的学生, please note: The requirements listed here may not reflect the most current courses for this minor and may not be the requirements for the catalog year you are following to complete your minor. 请参阅 学术目录 for official requirements you must meet to qualify.

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