Jul 06, 2022
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:
- Communicate ideas, perspectives, and values clearly and persuasively while listening openly to others.
- Act responsibly and sustainably at local, national, and global levels.
- Recognize and discuss supranational policies that create unsustainable economic and environmental practices and explore sustainable alternatives.
Sustainability Overlay Learning Outcomes
- identify the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability, either in general or in relation to a specific problem;
- analyze interactions between human activities and natural systems;
- describe key threats to environmental sustainability; and
- explain how individual and societal choices affect prospects for sustainability at the local, regional, and/or global levels.
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