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MAX 132 – Global Community/Honors

Course Schedule:

TuTh 11:00am-11:55am (discussion); W 9:30am-10:35am (lecture)

Location:

Eggers Hall 018 (discussion); Maxwell Hall Auditorium (lecture)

*Class times and locations are subject to change.
Please verify your class schedule in MySlice.

Instructor:

Elman, Miriam

Counts toward:

Dept Soc Sci, Interdisciplinary, Course Global Non-Euro

MySlice Info:

Class #: 12557
Section: M016
# Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course examines debates about the nature and consequences of globalization. The first unit explores ideas about what globalization and global community might mean and why it matters. Unit II deals with the politics of the emerging global economy from a variety of perspectives. Unit III focuses on trends and debates about globalizationʹs cultural consequences, including whether societies worldwide are becoming homogenized or polarized through increased interaction. Finally, Unit IV considers global challenges such as climate change and the depletion of oil supplies and asks whether we are able to achieve “global community” to a degree sufficient to meet these emerging global challenges. MAX 123 and MAX 132 may be taken in sequence (either course may be taken first), or with other courses as listed in the Core Guidebook under Interdepartmental Sequences in the Social Sciences. Both courses counts for Writing Intensive and Critical Reflections in the Arts & Sciences Liberal Arts Core.

Notes about this course:

Counts as critical reflections and writing intensive in the A&S liberal arts core.

Notes about this section:

Register for Honors discussion M016; lecture M001 will auto-enroll.

Class times and locations often change. Please verify your class schedule in MySlice as these will not be updated after their initial posting.

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