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Global Studies Program

International Education Statement

Heartland has a stated commitment to promote International Education and serve as a resource to unique and innovative learning opportunities for our community. Towards that end, and in recognition of the significant and lasting positive impact that a global perspective can bring, Heartland encourages expanding the international perspective to both students and faculty through memberships in the Illinois Consortium for International Study Programs (ICISP), through whom students can study abroad, and faculty can gain valuable professional development.

Furthermore, Heartland welcomes many international students to our community through International Programs. Please refer to http://www.heartland.edu/international/index.html or call 309-268-8043 for more information.

 

Global Studies Curriculum Sequence Designation

A Global Studies Curriculum Sequence designation on a student’s transcript indicates that the student has demonstrated an interdisciplinary and international understanding of the modern world by completing the following 20-21 credit hour sequence:

  1. Two semesters of a foreign language (8 credit hours)
  2. INTR 101 Introduction to Global Studies (3 credits)
  3. Three courses from the following list (9-10 credit hours):

FINE ARTS 

  • ART 211: Art History 1*
  • MUSI 260: Jazz, Blues and Rock N Roll* (AMALI)

HUMANITIES

  • HUMA 203: Non-Western Humanities
  • HUMA 270: Myth and the Modern World
  • RELI 215: Major World Religions * (AMALI)

INTERDISCPLINARY

  • INTR 102: Introduction to East Asian Culture

PHYSICAL & LIFE SCIENCES

  • BIOL 114: Contemporary Biology*
  • EASC 111: Environmental Earth

SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 

  • ANTH 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology* (AMALI)
  • ANTH 102: General Anthropology* (AMALI)
  • GEO 101: World Geography* (AMALI)
  • POS 151: International Relations* (AMALI)

                                                                     *direct transfer to ISU

                                                                     (AMALI) ISU Global Studies credit

Contact Us

International Programs Office

Email: international@heartland.edu 
Phone: 309-268-8043

Gavin Lee

Associate Director of International Programs
Primary Designated School Official (PDSO)
Responsible Officer (RO)
Email: gavin.lee@heartland.edu
Phone: 309-268-8043

Zach Petrea

Study Abroad Coordinator
ICISP Representative
Email: zach.petrea@heartland.edu
Phone: 309-268-8613
Study Abroad CONTACT FORM