In the fall of 2015, the CASID and the College of Social Science began offering the Global Studies in Social Science undergraduate minor for students who want to add a global interdisciplinary element to their coursework and learn how global systems and cultures influence international relations and national trends.
To complete the minor, students must:
Students also take their knowledge out of the traditional classroom setting and apply it in a field experience, internship, independent study, or by writing a thesis. The minor culminates with a global studies capstone seminar that students select with their advisor. The College of Social Science has provided a list of approved courses for students interested in the global studies in social science minor.
For more information, contact Nicolas Gisholt at the College of Social Science at or 517-432-2212. To see which courses will be offered in the coming semester, please see the Office of the Registrar.