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Intercultural Global Studies

Intercultural Global Studies

Intercultural Global Studies

Requirements

When you declare a minor in intercultural global studies (IGS), we assign you a faculty adviser. Your adviser helps you build a cohesive, interdisciplinary set of courses.

To declare an IGS minor, please contact Professor Eleanor McNees, who will assign you an adviser as soon as you complete the Registrar's declaration of minor form.

The 24-credit-hour IGS minor is distributed as follows:

Introductory course (4 credits)

Introductory courses are drawn from a selected list of 1000- and 2000-level courses in:

  • geography
  • communications
  • anthropology
  • media, film and journalism studies
  • art history
  • cultural and critical studies
  • political science
  • sociology
  • social justice, and international living and learning communities

Engagement experience (4 credits)

Engagement experiences are drawn from a changing array of domestic and international internships and service learning projects. To find an engagement experience, students should consult with their IGS adviser and, for international experiences, with Sarah Schmidt (Sarah.Schmidt@du.edu) or, for domestic experiences, with Dr. Cara DiEnno (Cara.DiEnno@du.edu).

Electives (16 credits)

Electives are drawn from a selected list of 2000- and 3000-level courses in: arts, humanities and social sciences, and geography. Departments offering qualified courses include:

  • anthropology
  • art history
  • communications
  • cultural and critical studies
  • economics
  • emergent digital practices
  • English
  • gender and women's studies
  • geography
  • history
  • Judaic studies
  • languages and literatures
  • media, film and journalism studies
  • music
  • philosophy
  • political science
  • psychology
  • religious studies
  • sociology

Read a list of currently approved elective course offerings.

Capstone experience (not for credit)

As an IGS student, you'll complete the minor by attending or participating in one or more of the following annual DU summits and symposia: Diversity Summit, Internationalization Summit, or Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium.