Dec 10, 2023
GEOG 1310 - Globalization and the Developing World
Survey of globalization and its impact on development, international relations, environment and culture in developing countries around the world.
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Connected World, Foundations: Intercultural Explorations
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences, TAG course: OSS008 World/Regional Geography
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Students will be able to explain primary terminology and concepts and describe how meanings of ¿globalization¿ and ¿the developing world¿ vary in multiple cultural contexts depending on the social identities of the investigators.
- Students will be able to compare the historical paths and complexity of values and practices that led different regions of the developing world to their respective positions in the world economy.
- Students will be able to illustrate relations between wealthier and poorer nations and explain how this understanding contributes to making them informed global citizens.
- Students will be able to demonstrate openness and understanding in verbal and non-verbal interactions with culturally different others.
- Students will be able to apply the logic and methods of social sciences to ask complex questions about contemporary geopolitical and environmental issues and analyze the impact of these issues on selected less developed countries.
- Students will be able to reflect on their own cultural rules and biases as participants in the global economy, and identify supportive actions that recognize the feelings of cultural groups occupying the global periphery.
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