Russian Area Studies, B.A. (GIS)
Chairperson: Chiji Akọma, Ph.D.
Office Location: 36 Garey Hall
The Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS) provides students with a tripartite of skills, knowledge, and values that foster critical thinking, problem solving, and preparation for responsible global citizenship. Students gain an understanding of global studies, acquiring the know-how in global and digital literacy, cultural diversity and intercultural competences, interdisciplinary research, and a passion for social justice, nurtured in experiential learning.
MAJOR (31-34 credits)
- Up to two courses taken as part of a study abroad program may be counted.
- For GIS 5011, Team-taught Topics Student takes two different topics, the first of which counts as the Junior Research Seminar for the Major (6 credits).