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

Spring 2020

GCC 3011/5011 Pathways to Renewable Energy

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

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Fall 2019

3003

3005

3017

3018

3024

3025

3026

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Each Grand Challenge Course:

  • focuses on a societal challenge
  • is 3 credits
  • fulfills a Liberal Education Theme requirement
  • counts as an Honors experience
  • 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