The economics of global issues certificate at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire provides students with the opportunity to develop their global competency and enhance their understanding of global economics.
While pursuing the certificate, you will take six credits in micro and macroeconomic principles and six credits in various electives, allowing you to study the topics that most interest you or align with your career goals. Study international trade, examine the economies of the Asia-Pacific region or Latin America, or understand the socioeconomic realities of women around the world.
Popular pairings with the economics of global issues certificate include the global studies minor; the Latin American studies major or minor; the women's, gender, and sexuality studies major or minor; and political science programs.
Personalized studies. Half of the degree requirements that make up the economics of global issues certificate will include courses that are chosen by you. This allows you to personalize your studies and focus on the areas that you are most passionate about.
Opportunities to travel. Students interested in analyzing economic and social issues at an international site may choose to enroll in immersion experiences. These programs count for credit and allow for real-world connections and experiences.
Through UW-Eau Claire's economics of global issues certificate, you can become a more informed — and more involved — global citizen. With a variety of relevant, compelling courses, you will analyze and interpret the similarities and differences of select cultures, explore institutions and relationships of power, and consider the global implications of individual or collective decisions.
What classes do economics of global issues students take?
Your classes may cover topics like:
- Economic development
- Global economics
- Economic development of Latin America
- Contemporary economic issues
Learn more about the economics of global issues certificate in the UWEC course catalog.
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