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. Emphasis is on the development of critical thinking, writing, research and leadership skills.
Note: Students achieving a GPA of 3.3 and higher may be considered for Global Honors credentials.
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 to set up an advising appointment.
To enroll in the minor, students must have:
Declared a major
A minimum of 45 credits at the time of admission
Less than 135 credits at the time of admission
2.0 or higher cumulative grade point average (either from UW Tacoma or as an incoming transfer)