North Central College - Naperville, IL

Global Perspectives Program

The Global Perspectives Program at North Central College provides students with an opportunity to internationalize their degree. No matter what major students choose, they can receive official recognition for academic and co-curricular activities that bring significant global dimensions to their careers at the College.

The following "program requirements" were copied from the North Central College Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014, page 137. Please follow the catalog that you were issued upon entrance to North Central College for program requirements.

 

Program Requirements

1. Courses (13 credits)

Required:   SPC 317 Intercultural Communication

Three of:   ART 264; EAS 292; ECN 324 or 340; ENG 307, 340, 370, 380 or 390; FIN 385; FRN 330, 331 or 338; GER 320; GLS 365; GWS 350 or 390; HPE 360; HST 154, 155, 165, 175, 185, 249, 251, 263, 265, 267, 271, 330, 345, 363, 370, 385 or 392; LEV 240 or 350; BUS 482 or 488; MUS 156; PHL 300; PSC 221, 321, 322 or 333; PSY 310; REL 255, 260, 265, 270, 280 or 315; SPN 331 or 333; SCI 345; SOA 421; THE 363; or any ACR-Intercultural course offered on campus.

Capston Seminar GLS 490, 1.00 credits:  Enrollment in GLS 490 in the student's senior year. The final portfolio is completed in the course, documenting all requirements. Students also produce an interdisciplinary project that explores significant international dimensions of their major.

 

2. Foreign Language

Eighteen (18) credits of academic study in a language other than the student's native language.

 

3. Study Abroad

Completion of any study abroad program for a minimum of 10 weeks, approved by the Office of International Programs.

 

4. International/Intercultural Internship

Fifty (5) hours (minimum) of a domestic internship in an organization engaged in international or intercultural work, to be completed before or after the study abroad program.

 

5. Campus International Programming

Participation in eight (8) campus international events. Students must be key organizers for at least two (2) events and attend a mnimum of six (6) more.

 

 

 

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