SOC 214 Contemporary Global Issues (3 credits)
An interdisciplinary course which explores contemporary global issues. It surveys themes related to social, political, economic, and cultural processes; global linkages/interdependencies; and power relations that connect individuals, communities, groups, states, and regions across the globe. It examines the values and visions emerging from regional perspectives that lead to conflict and/or cooperation in the international system. It contrasts the increasingly complex problems faced by different regions with the growing integration of the global economy. Open to all interested students. Required course for all students pursuing the International Studies Concentration. Not open to students who have taken POS 214.