Second Year: Social and Global Awareness

As you prepare to enter a workplace that is more global, mobile and interconnected than at any previous time in human history, the Core curriculum challenges you to think critically about the issues facing diverse populations around the world.

Whether your future career will require you to travel internationally or will require you to interact with immigrant populations, you will need to possess cultural sensitivity to be successful. This year’s experiences and coursework empower you with a global mindset.   

You gain knowledge of the political, literary, philosophical and cultural traditions that have shaped our world. You learn to use methods of the social and behavioral sciences to interpret human interactions in different contexts. Ultimately, you emerge with a deeper understanding of your place in the world.  

Learn more about the Core curriculum’s second year experiences and coursework.

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