ELE || Global Citizenship

This ELE prepares students to understand, adapt to, and thrive in a culturally diverse, global environment.  Examples include:

  • Completing the Global Awareness Program (GAP)
  • Participating in an approved Study Abroad experience 
  • Being selected as a Global Scholar
  • Two or more semesters of a less-commonly taught language (any language other than French, German, or Spanish)
  • Double majoring or minoring in any language or in an area studies program
  • International students may fulfill this ELE by:
    • Completing any of the above 
    • Completing KU Core requirements GE 4.1

Reflection Question: This reflection consists of three parts: For the first paragraph, please summarize concisely what you did and the activity(ies) time commitment(s). Next, how did this experience challenge your understanding of difference in the world – and what is the value of those differences? Finally, tie your experience back to your education: how has this experience shaped your learning?

Note: In order to maintain relevance and significance, your reflection should be submitted within one semester of the completion of the ELE.

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