Learning Outcomes for the GIC Co-major

Upon completing a degree in Global and Intercultural Studies, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate global and intercultural literacy in oral and written contexts.
  2. Identify key questions of culture and identity in our increasingly interconnected world.
  3. Summarize a broad range of intellectual perspectives and apply analytical skills to specific global problem.
  4. Identify and propose possible solutions to contemporary problems and issues of power and inequality from a number of different perspectives, disciplines, and frames of reference.
  5. Synthesize existing data on and design and execute a research project that tracks the transnational flow of persons, ideas, and objects that characterize globalization today and have historically shaped our world.
  6. Draw conclusions about one's own critical self-awareness and engaged global citizenship that supports local diversity and respects individual dignity.