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ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Global Perspectives Program

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The Global Perspectives Program at North Central College provides students with an opportunity to internationalize their degree. No matter what major students choose, they can receive official recognition for academic and cocurricular activities that bring significant global dimensions to their careers at the college.

For additional information and courses in this program, see Global Studies .

Program Requirements

Required Courses

A minumum of 13 credit hours to include:

Three of the following:

Capstone Seminar

Enrollment in GLS 490 - Global Perspectives Capstone Seminar  in the student’s senior year. The final portfolio is completed in the course, documenting all requirements. Students also produce an interdisciplinary project that explores significant international dimensions of their major.

Foreign Language

18 credits of academic study in a language other than the student’s native language.

Study Abroad

Completion of any study abroad program for a minimum of 10 weeks, approved by the Center for Global Education .

International/Intercultural Internship

Fifty (50) hours (minimum) of a domestic internship in an organization engaged in international or intercultural work, to be completed before or after the study abroad program.

Campus International Programming

Participation in eight (8) campus international events. Students must be key organizers for at least two events and attend a minimum of six more.

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