“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 2017

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, 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 T/TH 8:00-9:15am


Global Tourism:

In this course ECU students & students from international partner universities will come together in a real-time virtual classroom to learn about the global tourism industry.  Through discussions, lectures, projects, & interactive activities, students will become acquainted with the principles, practices, & philosophies of global tourism & examine issues related to global sustainable tourism.  By working with students & faculty at partner institutions, ECU students will become aware of how global tourism issues are thought about & addressed in a variety of countries.

HMGT 3200-002  T/TH 8:00-9:15am




ANTH 1050 (FC: SOC, GD)



•Section 001: M/W/F 8:00-8:50am


•Section 004: T/TH 9:30-10:45am

•Section 002: M/W/F 9:00-9:50am


•Section 005: T 7:00-10:00pm

•Section 003: M/W/F 9:00-9:50am


•Section 006: M/W 8:00-9:15pm




COMM 1050 (FC: SOC, GD)


ENGL 1000 (FC: HUM)

•Section 001: T/TH 8:00-9:15am


•Section 001: M/W/F 8:00-8:50am




ETHN 2001 (FC: HUM, DD)


SOCI 1050 (FC: SOC, GD)

•Section 001: T/TH 8:00-9:15am


•Section 001: M/W 8:00-9:15pm



•Section 002: M/W/F 8:00-8:50am

PSYC 1070 (FC: GD)



•Section 001: T 7:00-10:00pm


POLS 1050 (FC: SOC, GD)

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


•Section 001: M/W/F 8:00-8:50am



•Section 002: M/W/F 9:00-9:50am