Numerous departments offer globally focused courses, providing flexibility in completing the 5 courses needed for GAP. Students will work with their advisor and the GAP coordinator to find courses tailored to their interests and goals. AP credit, transfer courses, and fluency in a foreign language all count for GAP.
- A minimum of 2 semesters of college-level study in the same modern foreign language (Latin and ancient Greek not accepted)
- AND 3 courses with a modern, international focus (from 19th century forward) from 3 different departments (2 departments for STEM students)
- Pass the English Proficiency Exam through the Applied English Center (AEC), or receive an English requirement waiver
- AND TWO courses with a modern international focus and ONE course with a U.S. focus.
Native English-speakers need to pass two semesters of a foreign language.