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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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.

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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: 15 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
ANT 102 Cultural Anthropology 3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE3
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3
POS 206 International Politics 3
GEG 102 Human Geography3
Total15
THIRD SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
MTH 160 Statistics I3
SOC 210 Global Interdependence - WR3
SOC 209 Environmental Sociology3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE3
POS 205 Comparative Political Systems - WR3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE2
Total17
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE 3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE 3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS 62

PROGRAM ELECTIVES:
ANT 201, 202, 216; ART 118, 119, 121; BIO 116; BUS 250; ECO 101; ENG 108, 201, 202, 210, 217, 230; GEG 211, 218; HIS 113, 114, 153, 154, 216, 219, 275; HMN 101, 106, 220, 221; HON 195; IDC 295; MUS 119; PHL 103, 108, 109, 210; POS 101, 210, 216, 234; PSY 222; SUS 101.

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