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. 

Fall 2019

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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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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