General Education at Ferris State University

Global Consciousness

Global Consciousness Course Criteria

For a course to be designated as fulfilling the global consciousness requirement, it shall be specifically focused on the realization of the global consciousness outcome.

The course must meet the following criteria:
  1. At least 50 percent of the course content must address one or more of the following areas of study concerning a region(s) or country(ies) outside North America (United States and Canada): Geography, Economics, Language(s), Culture(s), History.
  2. The course must provide the students with an understanding of the cultural context of the region(s) and area(s) of study. The course must provide the students with an understanding of contemporary cultures outside the United States and Canada.