Political Science and Global Studies Courses 2012-2013
Issues in Globalization
Explores the basics of Globalization: what it is and how to understand it as an economic, political and cultural phenomenon. Analyzes what "globalization" means in practice, and why it takes the form it does and places the global economy in its historical context, and considers political and institutional factors. General Education: Fulfills Self and Society or Ethics and Social Justice. Introductory.
PSG/HDA 226 (Formerly HDS 225)
Perspectives on Global Health
Explores the social and cultural aspects of health and illness. Emphasis on the varied ways that illness is defined and treated throughout the world. Readings draw upon the disciplines of sociology and anthropology. Topics include witchcraft, faith-healing, and alternative medicine in the U.S.. Special focus on the inequities of health care and outcomes. General Education: Fulfills Perspectives on Diversity. Also fulfills Self and Society or Ethics and Social Justice. Intermediate.
Globalization and Human Rights
Explores the processes and outcomes of globalization and analyzes basic Human Rights literature and its application to the global economy. Students will also discover how their daily actions and interactions impact the lives of others, particularly those in impoverished nations. Prerequisite: HDP 120-121, 122-123 or HDP 124-125, 126-127. General Education: Fulfills Perspectives on Diversity. Also fulfills Self & Society OR Ethics and Social Justice. Advanced.