Seneff Honors College

Global Studies - Winter Park Campus

The Global Studies Track is designed to provide highly-motivated students a well-rounded general education curriculum with thematically-integrated courses. Suzette Dohany with studentsAt Winter Park, the focus is on creating opportunities for students to become active, global citizens. Students will have the opportunity to Skype with students at Koning Willem I College and cap-off their coursework with a study abroad trip to the Netherlands. Students completing this track will graduate with both the Service Learning and Valencia Global Distinction recognitions.

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the requirements of the Global Studies track will be able to:

  • Articulate their values and how they fit into a global society
  • Demonstrate an advocacy for change
  • Explore multiple perspectives on an issue that impacts a global world
  • Demonstrate an understanding to the ways in which people differ, including innate characteristics 
  • Demonstrate an understanding  of how past events shape current realities
  • Articulate a breadth of knowledge about nations and regions around the world, such as their geographies, languages, religions, currencies, and cultures 
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately in intercultural situations based on one’s intercultural knowledge, skills and attitudes
  • Demonstrate  collaboration using a “win-win” approach that benefits all, within and across perceived or actual cultural barriers

Curricular Outline

Foundation Courses
SLS 1122H New Student Experience-Honors  3
ENC 1101H FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I - HONORS * or 3
ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I 3
HUM 1020H INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES - HONORS  3
SLS 1501H HONORS SEMINAR 1
Math See Gen Ed Core or Institutional Requirement * 3
SPC 1017H INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION HONORS  3
Intermediate Courses
HUM 2250H TWENTIETH CENTURY - HONORS 3
ENC 1102H FRESHMAN COMPOSITION II - HONORS * 3
ANT 2000H INTRODUCTORY ANTHROPOLOGY HON  3
Science See Gen Ed Core Course  3
SLS 2940H SERVICE LEARNING 2
INR 2002H INTERNATIONAL POLITICS * 3
Advanced Courses
Math See Gen Ed Core or Institutional Requirement * 3
Science See Gen Ed Core Course  3
IDH 2028 HONORS CAPSTONE * 1
Electives * 21
Total Credit Hours 60
The courses in the program will articulate to UCF’s International and Global Studies degree if the student chooses POS 2041 instead of WOH 2003.

Co-curricular Component

Students will be required to participate in a minimum of 3 approved co-curricular activities each term of enrollment (excluding summer). This may include service learning, short-term study abroad, mentoring, cultural field trips, civic projects, reading groups, service to the Honors College, etc.

See the Students in Action

Check out the trailer produced after the Global Studies students made thier first study abroad trip to The Netherlands!