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History and Social Sciences

Introduction to Global Studies

Course Code: GLS-121

General Education Categories: GE DIV

Course Description : This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts and key questions concerning globalization. The objective of this course is to survey multiple disciplinary perspectives on such aspects of globalization as the global economy, politics, transnational migration, global-local connections and the impact of globalization on the entire world. The positive and negative consequences of globalization will be explored. Students will examine such issues as: social justice and the extent to which globalization is a force for economic growth and democratization or a contributor to economic inequality and the suppression of basic human rights.

Department Description : History and Social Science

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0
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