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Global Studies

Award: Certificate
Total Credits for Award: 18.00

Admission Requirements:

Students admitted to Minneapolis Community and Technical College may need to complete additional courses based on their placement results and course prerequisite requirements.  Certain courses may have additional prerequisites.  See course descriptions for complete prerequisite listings.


The Global Studies Certificate explores how the earth and its people affect each other. Courses use interdisciplinary approaches to connect facts and ideas. Whether you plan to work in journalism, banking, biology or other fields that affect people or the earth, this certificate provides a foundation for you to become a productive citizen and a leader.





 GLOS 1500

 Introduction to Global Studies


 ANTH 2105

 Globalization and Culture Change


 ENGL 1110 Or ENGA 1110


 CMST 2012

 College Composition


 Intercultural Communication


 BIOL 1136


 WGSS 2212


 PHIL 2171

 Environmental Science


 Gender, Health and the Environment


 Environmental Ethics


Global Studies Electives

Choose 6 credits from the following list


 PSCI 1104

 GLOS 1190

 HIST 1010

 HIST 1020

 ENLT 2225

 ENLT 2226

 BUSN 2270

 World Politics

 World Religions

 World History 2

 Contemporary World History: Issues and Themes

 World Literature: Asia and Middle East

 World Literature: Europe, Africa and Latin America

 Introduction to International Business





All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, if applicable program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.