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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 355 - Global Society

Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: Sustainability
Examination of the global order with an emphasis on economic and political policies; technology and labor markets; global power relations; political unrest, resistance and social movements; local/global culture; global relations of gender, race & ethnicity; economic and environmental sustainability. 

Equivalent Quarter Course: SOC 3431.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: Overlay - Sustainability
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Communicate ideas, perspectives, and values clearly and persuasively while listening openly to others.
  2. Act responsibly and sustainably at local, national, and global levels.
  3. Recognize and discuss supranational policies that create unsustainable economic and environmental practices and explore sustainable alternatives.

Sustainability Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. identify the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability, either in general or in relation to a specific problem;
  2. analyze interactions between human activities and natural systems;
  3. describe key threats to environmental sustainability; and
  4. explain how individual and societal choices affect prospects for sustainability at the local, regional, and/or global levels.

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