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Global Dimension

The GCSP incorporates a global learning component to instill an awareness of the international economy and worldwide growth and development. GCSP students may pursue this requirement at varying depth through the following options.

An in-depth immersion can be fulfilled by any one of the following:

  • An international internship or study abroad experience relating to a Grand Challenge of at least eight weeks
  • An internship with significant international focus of at least eight weeks
  • A minor in International Studies
  • Successfully complete OSU Engineering’s Global Option in Engineering Program (this program requires student involvement in study abroad programs, courses that contain international elements, and obtaining proficiency in a foreign culture/language)

medium-depth immersion can be accomplished by any one of the following:

  • An international internship or study abroad experience relating to a Grand Challenge of less than eight weeks
  • An internship with significant international focus of less than eight weeks
  • Domestic involvement with an internationally focused project and at least one of the approved courses
  • International travel with an internationally focused project

minimum-depth immersion can be accomplished by any one of following:

  • Domestic involvement with an international project
  • Shadowing and giving a report on a professional who works internationally focusing on a Grand Challenge theme
  • Participation in the London Honors Study Abroad Program as a 1st-year student
  • Taking an approved course, examples are included below
    • COMPSTD 1100(H) - Intro to the Humanities: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
    • COMPSTD 2340 - Introduction to Cultures of Science and Technology
    • COMPSTD 3645(H) - Cultures of Medicine
    • COMPSTD 3646 - Cultures, Natures, Technologies
    • COMPSTD 4597.01 - Global Studies of Science and Technology
    • INTSTDS 2580 - Feast or Famine: The Global Business of Food
    • INTSTDS 3850 - Introduction to Globalization
    • INTSTDS 4320 - Energy, the Environment, and the Economy
    • INTSTDS 4532 - Food Security and Globalization
    • INTSTDS 4540 - International Commerce and the World Economy
    • INTSTDS 4560(H) - Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Economy
    • INTSTDS 4597.01(H) - Problems and Policies in the World Population, Food, and Environment

 

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