Grand Challenge Curriculum

Grand Challenge Curriculum courses immerse students in complex issues facing the world. Register for a GCC course and prepare to grapple with important societal challenges from multiple disciplinary perspectives. Below are current and upcoming GCC courses. Click here to view GCC freshman seminars

Fall 2020

3003

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3017

3024

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GCC 3036 5036 Banner

GCC 30307 Banner

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Spring 2021

GCC 3011/5011 Pathways to Renewable Energy

GCC 3013/5013 Making Sense of Climate Change: Science, Art, and Agency

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3025

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5008

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Each Grand Challenge Course:

  • focuses on a societal challenge
  • counts as an Honors experience (but you are not required to be an honors student to take a GCC course)
  • is co-taught by outstanding, cross-disciplinary faculty

Questions? 

Talk to your academic advisor or email oue@umn.edu.

Preparing Students for a World of Grand Challenges