Global Citizenship ELE

This ELE prepares students to understand, adapt to, and thrive in a culturally diverse, global environment.  Students may complete this ELE by:

  • completing the Global Awareness Program (GAP);
  • participating in an approved Study Abroad experience;
  • taking at least two semesters of a less commonly taught language;
  • double majoring/minoring in any language or in an area studies program (e.g., Latin American, Indigenous, Russian & Eastern European, Global & International, etc.); or,
  • completing KU Core requirements GE 4.1 and GE 4.2 with Honors courses.

Reflection Question:  How has this experience enhanced your education?  In answering this question, please pay particular attention to the ways that this experience prepared you to be a globally connected citizen.

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