“This course can broaden our horizons. It gives us a chance to know how other people in this world live and think.  Besides, we can also learn many communication skills.” –

China Student


“Talking to students from around the world about America helps me to understand America too.  I think it is a great class for both Americans and students from other countries.” –
ECU Student

Global Understanding Courses Offered - Spring 2018

To enroll in a GU Class please contact your advisor.

Other Courses


Global Leadership:

Leadership is key to the success of an organization yet a successful leader can play many roles.  Global Leadership uses active engagement of students at ECU & at partner universities in China & Russia, to understand & apply the diverse methods of leadership around the world.  Live video & a variety of collaborative tools make this course a special opportunity to learn about global leadership.

PSYC 2250-001: International Leadership:
T/TH 8:00 – 9:15 am

Global English:

This course will help develop critical awareness of other local & global  varieties of English in the US, the partner countries, & around the world.   We will explore the role of English as a major vehicle for communication around the world in the spheres of culture, business, travel & politics; gain a foundational understanding of & appreciation for cultural & linguistic diversity. The class carries the Social Science Foundation’s & Global Diversity Credits.

LING 2050-001: English for Global Communication:

T/TH 9:30 – 10:45 am




ANTH 1050 (FC: SOC, GD)



•Section 001: T/TH 9:30-10:45am


•Section 004: M/W/F 9:00-9:50am

•Section 002: M/W 8:00-8:50pm


•Section 005: T 7:00-10:00pm

•Section 003: M/W/F 8:00-8:50am


•Section 006: M/W 8:00-9:15pm




ENGL 1000 ( (FC: HUM)


ETHN 2001 (FC: HUM, DD)

•Section 001: M/W/F 8:00-8:50am


•Section 001: T/TH 8:00-9:15am




HMGT 3200


SOCI 1050 (FC: SOC, GD)

•Section 002: T/TH 8:00-9:15am


•Section 001: T/TH 8:00-9:15am




PSYC 1070 (FC: GD)


POLS 1050 (FC: SOC, GD)

•Section 001: M/W/F 9:00-9:50am


•Section 001: M/W/F 8:00-8:50am

Section 002: T/TH 9:30-10:45am


•Section 002: M/W/F 9:00-9:50am