2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CGLST 1200 Global Issues and Challenges

This course examines core concepts and issues compromising the emerging field of global studies, and addresses the challenges they pose to the global community and its citizens. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the course incorporates the perspectives of related fields, including political science, economics, geography, sociology, history, biology and ecology. The course also addresses the interplay of a wide range of global actors with processes of contemporary global affairs. Students will engage in research on selected global issues and investigate prospective career options as they consider their personal and professional identity and engagement in the field of global studies.