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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.

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Students who want to satisfy the diversity/globalism requirement for their AA Degree.
Active Date 20200303T13:40:59

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • 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
Apply global perspectives in examining historic, geographic, cultural, political, economic and/or environmental issues.

Explain how external factors such as historical events, economic systems, political structures and geographical location affect how people think and behave.

Contextualize daily news events to determine how people in different places are currently connected to each other historically, geographically, culturally, politically, economically and/or environmentally.

Describe the modern changes in global political structures and economic systems with particular focus on the impact of these changes on nations and states as well as on individual people.

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