School of Multidisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities
- Kent Campus
The Globalization, Identity and Space minor is intended to promote students' awareness of the differences an similarities that characterize the world's increasingly interconnected communities. The interdisciplinary program is a cooperative endeavor of the departments of Anthropology, Geography and Pan-African Studies.
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
|AFS 15200||INTRODUCTION TO WEST AFRICAN CULTURES||3|
|ANTH 18210||GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY: ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES (DIVG) (KSS)||3|
|GEOG 22061||HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (DIVG) (KSS)||3|
|Minor Electives, choose from the following (minimum two disciplines): 1||12|
|AFRICAN LITERATURES (DIVG)|
|GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA|
|AFRICAN SOCIAL AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS|
|AFRICANA WOMEN’S LITERATURE (DIVG)|
|RELIGION: A SEARCH FOR A MEANING|
|KINSHIP AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION (DIVG)|
|POLITICS OF CULTURE (ELR) (WIC)|
|CULTURAL ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABILITY|
|MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (DIVG)|
|PACIFIC ISLAND CULTURES (DIVG)|
|WORLD GEOGRAPHY (DIVG) (KSS)|
|POPULATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT|
|POLITICS AND PLACE (DIVG)|
|GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA (DIVG)|
|GEOGRAPHY OF RUSSIA AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES (DIVG)|
|GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE (DIVG)|
|GEOGRAPHY OF EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA (DIVG)|
|GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AMERICA (DIVG)|
|GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (DIVG)|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||21|
Students may petition to substitute a relevant course in some discipline other than anthropology, geography or Pan-African studies for one of the designated electives.
|Minimum Minor GPA||Minimum Overall GPA|
- Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).