Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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IS 301    Introduction to Global Studies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2018); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area D (effective Fall 2018)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces an interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional understanding of the process of globalization, including its history, socio-economic, political, and cultural causes and consequences. It focuses on how nation-states are increasingly becoming part of complex interconnected global economic, political, social, cultural, and ecological systems and structures. This course deals with how the actions of one nation state shapes trends and events in other nations. It also deals with how actions and events in one nation create a ripple effect across the globe and the extent to which nation-states are able to maintain a level of national autonomy and national identity within a global system. It utilizes globalization theories to provide a scientific framework for understanding various aspects of globalization including socio-economic, political, cultural, and ecological benefits and costs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECK.CollihanARC MAIN DaviesHall 10720646Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.MokhtarzadaARC MAIN DaviesHall 10720646Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 17, 2018