Grand Challenge Curriculum

Grand Challenge Curriculum courses immerse students in complex challenges facing the world. Register for a GCC course and prepare to grapple with important and complex global problems from multiple disciplinary perspectives. 

Spring 2018

GCC 3010/5010 The Global Climate Challenge: Creating an Empowered Movement for Change

GCC 3011/5011 Pathways to Renewable Energy

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

GCC 3016/5016  Science and Society: Working Together to Avoid the Antibiotic Resistance Apocalypse

GCC 3020/5020 Ecosystem health: Challenges at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment

GCC 3021 The Achievement Gap: Who's to Blame?

GCC 5022 The human experience of sensory loss: Seeking equitable and effective solutions

GCC 5501 Knowlege to Impact: Creating Action with your Grand Challenge Project Idea

Each Grand Challenge Course:

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