Introduction to Global Studies
An interdisciplinary introduction to the contemporary world that focuses on the ideological, political, economic and cultural dimensions of globalization. The class considers the principal actors, institutions, processes, and power relations that have shaped the challenges and opportunities associated with globalization, drawing on case studies to explore selected world issues in greater depth.
Additional Course Information
- GS100, (DI100 or DI200 taken prior to 1996).
GS101 is enhanced with Supplemental Instruction (S.I.) sessions that support academic achievement in the course through concept reinforcement and discussion, while also building personal development skills to assist students with their first-year transition. With the S.I. component the contact time for the course will be 3.0-4.0 hours per week.
Senate Revision April 25, 2011: GS101 Course description and note changes; effective September 1, 2011.