Recommended Academic Plan for Global Studies - Latin American Culture Option at Berks

Effective Date: March 14, 2016

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 15 (GWS) - Rhetoric and CompostionNotes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 30 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 30

ENGL 30

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
4
3
3
First-Year Seminar
1
Total credits 17

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A or 100B or 100C (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
PLSC 014 - International RelationsNotes for: PLSC 014

PLSC 014

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
4
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A or 202B or 202C or 202D (GWS) - Effective WritingNotes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

ENGL 202B is offered Spring Semester only. ENGL 202A or 202B recommended, but not required.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
3
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 403 - Literature and Cultural StudiesNotes for: ENGL 403

ENGL 403

Course offered Fall Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
HIST 320 - Contemporary World History and IssuesNotes for: HIST 320

HIST 320

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.s.
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
GLIS 495 - InternshipNotes for: GLIS 495

GLIS 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total credits 12

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
PLSC 440 - Globalization and Its ImplicationsNotes for: PLSC 440

PLSC 440

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • Students should consult with an advisor when scheduling courses.

  • GWS, GQ, GHA, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to identify United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) requirements.  Students must complete three (3) credits of US and three (3) credits of IL as part of General Education.  A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.

  • The following course fulfills the Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement for this major: HIST 320.

 

  • A minimum of three (3) credits of study abroad is required and may fulfill any requirement.  Consult advisor for details.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

PLSC 014
Course offered Spring Semester only.
CAS 271
Course offered Fall Semester only.
ENGL 202
ENGL 202B is offered Spring Semester only. ENGL 202A or 202B recommended, but not required.
Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
ENGL 403
Course offered Fall Semester only.
Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
HIST 320
Course offered Spring Semester only.
Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.s.
PLSC 440
Course offered Spring Semester only.
Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.
Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list. Students may elect to take three (3) to six (6) additional credits in GLIS 495 in lieu of three (3) to six (6) credits of Option Requirements. Consult advisor for details.