Global Poverty and Practice Minor
The Global Poverty and Practice Minor is meant to train students in the study and analysis of global poverty . It was first created in 2007 and now is one of the largest minors available in Berkeley. There are no lower division requirements or prerequisites for this minor. There are five required upper division courses which include two core courses and two directed electives. The distinguishing factor of this minor is practice experience where the students work for a minimum of 5 weeks to make a contribution to an organization or community . Students can declare this minor without taking any courses. One of the core courses, GPP 105, is only open to declared students. The declaration deadline for Spring 2014 is March 5, 2014.