Minor in Global Development
The minor covers topics and fosters skills that are essential for all scientists, engineers, businesspeople, and policymakers who are involved with and need to understand how politics, economics, culture, and engineering interact to affect the outcome of different types of science and technology projects in the developing world. The Global Development minor teaches the concepts, theories, applications, and tools necessary for graduates to enter into such projects and work constructively with others in the Global Development community. The Global Development minor requires 15 credit hours.
Minor Program of Study & Guidelines
Program of Study
|INTA 2050||Intro to Global Develpmt||3|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Intro Climate Chng Plan|
|Envir Plan&Impact Assess|
|Design Capstone Project|
|The Global Economy|
|Intl Energy Markets|
|Int'l Financial Econ|
|Global Financial Econ|
|Confl&Secur in DevCountr|
|Globalization Modern Era|
|Sociology of Development|
|Gov't & Politics-Africa|
|Latin American Politics|
|Int'l Political Econ|
|Special Topics (Computers, Communication and International Development)|
|Special Topics (Evaluating International Development Projects)|
|Special Topics (Modernization and Development)|
|Special Topics (Engineering and Global Development)|
|Econ Dev Policy & PLan|
|INTA/ME 4744||Global Develop Capstone||3|
|Total Credit Hours||15|
- All courses must be completed with grade of ‘C’ or higher
- A maximum of 6 credit hours of Special Topics courses may be included in a minor program or the student may complete 3 credit hours of Special Topics and 3 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research. Students may not use 6 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research for a minor.
- A maximum of 3 credit hours of transfer credit may be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor. This includes courses taken at another institution or credit earned through the AP or IB program, assuming the scores meet Georgia Tech minimum standards.
- It is the major advisor’s responsibility to verify that students are using only courses from the designated block(s) from the student’s major field of study that are allowed to satisfy a minor program, that they are not using any Core Area A-E courses (including humanities and social sciences), and that they are not using any courses for more than one minor or certificate. Any free elective course used to satisfy the course requirements of the student’s major degree program may also be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor.