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Global Issues

POLI - 101

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course engages students in a multifaceted exploration of various contemporary global issues such as the westernization of developing nations; issues of war, conflicting religious and ethical values; globalization and international economics post World War II; and human rights issues in cross-cultural and sociological perspective. The course will include an interdisciplinary approach, examining recent social, economic and political trends. Emphasis will be placed on humanistic aspects such as historical, religious and cultural impacts; artistic and literature influences; and philosophical foundations of societies within a global context.