The Minor in Global Engagement offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates theory with practice. It connects students to the places and communities they are studying through community-engaged seminars. The Minor in Global Engagement is open to all UW Tacoma students. Students enrolling in the Minor avail of the benefits of the Global Honors Program: a small faculty to student ratio, funded experiential learning opportunities, and a close-knit community. Students achieving a GPA of 3.3 and higher may be considered for Global Honors credentials. Emphasis is on the development of critical thinking, writing, research and leadership skills.
See the Global Honors Mission and Learning Outcomes page for more information about the benefits of the Minor in Global Engagement.
- 17-20 credits from Global Honors courses, including 2-5 from the introductory TGH 203 or TGH 300, plus 15 from the core courses TGH 301, TGH 302, and TGH 303.
- 8 credits from Global Honors capstone courses, including 3 from the preparatory TGH 490 and TGH 491, plus 5 from TGH 494, TGH 495, or TGH 496.
Flexible pathways with fewer total credits are available for students without the schedule availability to complete the full Minor in Global Engagement.
Minor in Global Engagement Course Breakdown:
How to Declare the Minor in Global Engagement:
Enrollment in the Minor is not contingent on admission to the Global Honors Program. Students must have earned a minimum of 45 credits and declared a major before declaring the Minor. Interested students should contact the IIGE Assistant Director, Sally Murphy (firstname.lastname@example.org) to set up an advising appointment.