GLOBAL STUDIES

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department:Anthrop/History/Poli. Science/Sociology

School(s): Social Sciences & Global Studies

CIP Code: 30.2001
MCC Program Code: GL01
NYSED Code (BRI): 33775
NYSED Code (DCC): 33776
Admissions
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New, Transfer, or Re-admit students should contact Admissions at 585-292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

Continuing students should contact Anthrop/History/Poli. Science/Sociology for more information.

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50% or more of this program can be completed online.

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

Description
The Global Studies program provides students with the educational tools to better understand the diversity and complexities of the global community. The conceptual approach employed includes the systematic examination of the people, cultures, government, and institutions that comprise the world system, as well as the study of interdependence on a global level. Students will also be prepared for additional studies in four-year colleges and universities and a range of career opportunities in government, non-profit, and private sector institutions and activities.

Program Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the importance of being a global citizen in a complex and interdependent world.
2. Apply theories and concepts to global phenomena.
3. Identify the variety of international actors in the global system.
4. Analyze the political, economic, social, and cultural issues within a global framework.
5. Explain the role of identity in global politics.
6. Employ effective communication skills with respect to global issues.
7. Plan research involving the gathering and analysis of data related to global studies.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Algebra (1 year high school math or placement into level 4 math at MCC).

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 160 Statistics I#
3
ANT 102 Cultural Anthropology
3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
3
GLS 100/SOC 210 Global Interdependence
3
First Semester Total:
15
SECOND SEMESTER
GEG 102 Human Geography
3
HIS 109 Global History I: to the 1500s OR
HIS 110 Global History II: Since the 1500s OR
HIS 153 Traditional East Asian History OR
HIS 154 Modern East Asian History
3
PHL 105 Technology and Values
3
POS 206 International Politics
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGES (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE**
3
Second Semester Total:
15
THIRD SEMESTER
POS 205 Comparative Political Systems
3
SOC 209 Environmental Sociology
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGES (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE**
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCES (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE***
3-4
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
3
Third Semester Total:
15-16
FOURTH SEMESTER
PHL 210 - Human Rights and Democracy in Domestic and International Contexts
3
OPEN ELECTIVE
3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE*
3-4
PROGRAM ELECTIVE*
3-4
PROGRAM ELECTIVE*
3-4
Fourth Semester Total:
15-18
TOTAL CREDITS:
60-64
* PROGRAM ELECTIVES: ANT 201, 202; ART 118, 119, 121; BUS 250; ECO 101; ENG 108, 201, 202, 210, 217, 230; GEG 200, 211, 218; GEO 101; HEG 215; HIS 103, 104, 109, 110, 113, 114, 153, 154, 219, 275; HMN 101, 220, 221; MUS 119; PHL 103, 108, 109; POS 101, 210, 216, 234; PSY 222; SOC 201, 202, 203; any foreign language course not taken to fulfill foreign language requirement.
**Choose any two SUNY-FL courses; foreign language level to be determined by World Languages and Cultures Department. Students lacking high school language will take introductory 101 and 102 courses.
***BIO 116 is recommended.
#To complete the MTH 160 requirement, the student may need to take the following Math course first, based on Math placement: Level 1: TRS 092; Level 2 or 3: TRS 094; Level 4-6: MTH 096; Level 8: MTH 160 (required).

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