Globally-Oriented Courses

Click on the buttons below to see many of the many globally-oriented courses offered at the University at Albany in a wide variety of disciplines.

To complete Global Distinction's interdisciplinary coursework requirement, choose 1 course from each category: Culture, Development, and Transnational.

Whenever possible, you are encouraged to select any listed course that will count in your Major or Minor, or towards your General Education requirements (such as Arts, Challenges, Humanities, and Social Sciences), as no extra coursework is required to achieve Global Distinction.

Development Courses in Globalization, Area and Urban Studies Development Courses in Business, Economics,Health, and Political Economy
Transnational Courses Colleges of Arts and Sciences Transnational Courses in Rockefeller College, CEHC, SPH
Culture: Art Courses Culture French Language and Global Region Europe
Culture History Courses Culture Courses in Spanish Language and Global Region Latin American, Caribbean and Spain
Culture Courses in Perspectives on Globalization and Global Region Africa Culture: Courses in Global Region Asia
Culture Courses in Religion and Global Region Middle East



Alternatively, you can complete any of the 3 course requirements when studying abroad, in high school (via Advanced Placement or University in the High School courses), or as transfer courses (if you studied at another university before coming to the University at Albany.


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