We live in an interdependent world where we must cross cultural barriers on a regular basis to achieve many of the answers to our most pressing problems. Thus, the relevance of having a background that permits one to effectively overcome these barriers and work cohesively with others from around the world cannot be overlooked. All undergraduate engineering students at Bucknell currently are required to pass a course that is designated as a Global and Societal Perspectives course. GC Scholars at Bucknell will be required to complete an additional global awareness activity in order to understand the global aspects of the problem they are trying to solve and the contextual challenges to implementing solutions. Acceptable activities will in all foreseeable cases include international travel, as we believe it is difficult to fully appreciate cultural context without visiting a country. Acceptable activities will include:
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