Nov 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

INST 2803 - Making a Global World

Hours: 3
What does it mean to have a globalized world? How did it get this way? Are the peoples of the world drawing closer together or further apart? How does all of this affect us? An introduction to important developments in modern world history, particularly the processes of colonialism, decolonization, and globalization, through the specific lens of cross-cultural encounter. How to use the methods and concerns of the discipline of history to understand contemporary issues. Developing a sense of ourselves as global citizens who engage with important issues from around the world. Advancing our knowledge of basic research methods, including participating in scholarly debate and interpreting evidence critically. Honing the ability to write persuasive and fluent arguments.