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Global Citizenship – United States

Criteria

See draft of the catalog copy for the Volunteer Core Curriculum.

Application

GCUS Proposal Form (Revised) (Word Document)

Instructions for Vol Core Proposals

Completed proposals should be dropped into a Sharepoint folder (sign in with your UTK email address and password; contact Barbara Murphy, Chair, General Education Committee, if you have difficulty) or emailed to gened@utk.edu (copy the appropriate subcommittee chair and the administrative officer having primary responsibility for undergraduate curriculum in the course’s host college to notify them of the submission). New courses must be approved at the College level prior to General Education approval, but proposals may be submitted concurrently in order to ensure sufficient time for review.

Rubric for Student Assessment

Global Citizenship – United States Rubric for Student Assessment

Subcommittee Members

Approved Courses

  • Current curriculum: See the General Education Requirements page of the undergraduate catalog.
  • Volunteer Core curriculum:
    • AFST 201 – Introduction to African American Studies
    • AFST 202 – Introduction to African American Studies
    • AFST 233 – Major Black Writers
    • AFST 331 – Race and Ethnicity in American Literature
    • AMST 334 – Film and American Culture
    • AMST 423 – Geography of American Popular Culture
    • ANTH 415 – Environmental Anthropology
    • ASL 211 – Intermediate American Sign Language I
    • ASL 212 – Intermediate American Sign Language II
    • CNST 334 – Film and American Culture
    • CSE 300 – Social Justice, Education, and Service Learning
    • ENGL 233 – Major Black Writers
    • ENGL 331 – Race and Ethnicity in American Literature
    • ENGL 334 – Film and American Culture
    • ENGL 341 – Religion and Spirituality in American Literature
    • ENGL 494 – Cultural Rhetorics
    • GEOG 363 – Southern Spaces and Places
    • GEOG 423 – Geography of American Popular Culture
    • HIUS 301 – Borders, Burritos and Gringos: The Entangled Histories of the United States and Mexico
    • HIUS 365 – Food and Power in U.S. History
    • JREM 466 – Media, Diversity, and Society
    • PSYCH 471 – Psychology of Prejudice
    • REST 341 – Religion and Spirituality in American Literature
    • SOCI 225 – Introduction to Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
    • SOCI 341 – Social Inequalities
    • SOCI 375 – Gender in Society
    • UNHO 237 – Honors: Special Topics in Global Citizenship: US Focus1
    • UNHO 238 – Honors: Special Topics in Global Citizenship: US Focus1
    • WGS 375 – Gender in Society

Note that University Honors (UNHO) special topics can be approved at the course-level, but each new topic must be reviewed and approved before that particular topic can be taught.