For Current Students (who entered GC in Fall 2021 or before):
The necessary steps to complete the GC Program are outlined in detail below. If you have any questions please email globalcommunities [at] umd.edu
GC Program Summary
|Fall Semester||Spring Semester|
Expectations for Fall 2021 Cohort:
- Fall semester - Complete GC Waiver & Release (ELMS-Canvas)
- Fall semester - Complete GC Requirements + Commitments Form (ELMS-Canvas)
- Fall & Spring semester - Complete Global Citizenship Requirement (ELMS-Canvas)
Year 1: Theory
Fall (Semester 1)
- Get to know your new home and all it has to offer! Take BSGC100: Student in the University - 1 credit
- Fulfills General Education Course Requirement: UNIV100 requirements (please confirm with your academic advisor)
- Develop a nuanced understanding of globalization and how it impacts our daily lives. Take BSGC101: Globalization - 3 credits
- Fulfills General Education Course Requirement: History/Social Sciences; I-Series
Spring (Semester 2)
- Can we solve global problems? Apply your knowledge of globalization to tackle some of the world's most pressing global issues in BSGC102: Global Issues - 3 credits \
- Fulfills General Education Course Requirement: History/Social Sciences; Understanding Plural Societies
Year 2: Experience & Reflection
Fall or Spring (Semester 3 or 4)
- Take the knowledge you have learned in the classroom and apply it first-hand by completing your Global Experience. Any of the options listed below will satisfy this requirement:
Spring (Semester 4)
- Submit your Capstone Poster and ePortfolio to Dr. Haufler, the Faculty Director.
- The ePortfolio is due in April of the second year unless you have been granted an extension on the Global Experience requirement
- GC Capstone Steps:
- Login to ELMS-Canvas
- Go to the course "GC ELMS"
- Select "Assignments"
- Go to "Capstone Submission"
- Select your entering class page for submission instructions
If you have any issues accessing this ELMS-Canvas course page please email globalcommunities [at] umd.edu.
- GC Capstone Steps:
Complete GC Notation form - https://go.umd.edu/GCGlobalExperience
- Join us in celebrating your accomplishments!
01/21/2022 - 12:47 pm