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DGS 110 - Global Studies

5 Credits
Explores the impact of globalization and growing interdependence of the world. Focuses on timely issues and trends that impact students’ everyday lives. Each section will have course materials organized around a specific topic, for example, regions of the world.

Course Note (Previously CGG 110.)

Designed to Serve Students who want to satisfy the diversity/globalism requirement for their AA Degree.
Active Date 2016-02-24

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions: AA Diversity & Globalism, Social Science Area I
Course Outline
Depending on the topic, the course outline will vary. One example might be a course with a colonization topic.
1) Life before colonization.
2) Colonial impacts on colonizers & colonized.
3) Forms of resistance to colonization.
4) Post colonial reality.

Student Learning Outcomes
Actively think, write, and speak about global perspectives in historic, geographic, cultural, political, economic and/or environmental contexts.

Analyze contemporary global changes in economic patterns, e.g., trade, and development.

Appreciate the importance of place in understanding who people are and why they think and behave the way they do.

Be able to put daily news events into a broader geographical and historical context not only to learn about people in other places, but gain an increased understanding of how people in other places are connected to them.

Comprehend the modern changes in global political systems with particular focus on the impact on nations and states.

Understand the global historical forces and changes that propelled the world into the twentieth century.

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