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Global Perspective Dimension

The goal of a Global Perspective experience is to gain critical insight, experiences and skills to engage in a global society.  Global Perspective activities expand on a student’s cultural growth.  These activities will give students cultural immersion opportunities and the ability to gain valuable practical life and work experiences. 

After successfully completing this dimension, students will gain a cultural understanding beyond their own, embrace the similarities and differences between cultures, and develop an appreciation for all.

Completing the Global Perspective Dimension

Related Institutional Goals/Principles

Imperative 1: Students 1.3 Prepare students for successful leadership roles.
  1.4 Engage students in activities that enrich their lives.
  1.5 Provide programs and services that support established student outcomes.
  1.6 Increase participation of students in study abroad programs.
Imperative 3: Teaching and Learning 3.3 Create and revise curricula to meet the needs of students and stakeholders, and where appropriate, incorporate cross-cultural and global perspectives.
Imperative 5: Service 5.2 Serve as a focal point for cultural, educational, and research activities.
Undergraduate Learning Principle 1: Respective and Expressive Communication Skills
Undergraduate Learning Principle 2: Critical Thinking
Undergraduate Learning Principle 4: Understanding Society and Culture
Undergraduate Learning Principle 5: Appreciating Values and Ethics
Entering Stage

In order to complete the Global Perspective Dimension, a student must complete three (3) items listed under the Entering Stage. The items listed below are currently considered as part of the Entering Stage of the Global Perspective Dimension. In order to mark these items as complete, please visit tamiu.collegiatelink.net.

  • Association of International Students (AIS) Member
  • Cultural/Artistic Event Participation (Fall and Spring)
  • International Education Week Participation (Fall)
  • International Education Event Participation (Holi, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Study Abroad Fair)
  • Laredo Theatre Guild International Play Attendance
  • Study Abroad Information Session Attendance
  • Complete Learning in a Global Context I (UNIV 1101)
  • Item from Engagement Stage can be substituted for one item listed in this stage
Engagement Stage

In order to complete the Global Perspective Dimension, a student must complete two (2) items listed under the Engagement Stage. The items listed below are currently considered as part of the Engagement Stage of the Global Perspective Dimension. In order to mark these items as complete, please visit tamiu.collegiatelink.net.

  • International Student's Roommate
  • Reading the Globe Program Participation
  • Sophomore Leaders Involved in Change (SLIiC) Program Completion
  • Short-Term Study Abroad/Exchange Program Participation
  • Complete International Leadership (LEDR 4301)
  • Complete Race and Ethnic Relations (SOCI 4317)
  • Complete International Politics (PSCI 4335)
  • Complete Trends in International Communication (COMM 4320)
  • Item from Leadership Stage can be substituted for one item listed in this stage
Leadership Stage

In order to complete the Global Perspective Dimension, a student must complete one (1) item listed under the Leadership Stage. The items listed below are currently considered as part of the Leadership Stage of the Global Perspective Dimension. In order to mark these items as complete, please visit tamiu.collegiatelink.net.

  • International Student Mentor Program Membership
  • Sophomore Success Mentor Employment with the Advising and Mentoring Center
  • Study Abroad/Exchange Program Participation (Fall and Spring)

 

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