Academic Programs Catalog

College of Arts and Letters

Interdepartmental and Interdisciplinary Programs

Minor in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities

The Minor in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities, which is administered by the College of Arts and Letters is designed to provide students the opportunity to acquire a core of basic knowledge of global studies in the arts and humanities.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University other than the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities.  With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements of the minor should consult the undergraduate advisor in the program for global studies in the College of Arts and Letters. 

Requirements for the Minor in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities

Students must complete at least 18 credits from the following:

1. Both of the following courses (6 credits):
GSAH 220 Global Interactions and Identities 3
GSAH 230 Values, Experience, and Difference in Global Contexts 3
2. Complete 9 or 10 credits from the following courses:
GSAH 310 Conflict and Justice in a Global Setting 3
GSAH 311 Crossing Boundaries/Changing Worlds 3
GSAH 312 Media Mobility: Change, Access, Representation 3
GSAH 391 Special Topics in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities 1 to 4
No more than 4 credits in GSAH 391 may be used to fulfill this requirement.
3. Complete 3 to 4 credits in courses selected from areas such as history of the arts, philosophy, literature and other cultural media, gender and ethnicity studies and religious studies, in consultation with the student's advisor from a list maintained by the program.