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GBST 102 Global Studies and Applications

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course encourages students to become active global citizens by better understanding the origins, current status, and future trends of major transnational issues confronting the global community. Topics can include population trends, economic development and inequality, basic human needs (for food, water health care), the role of history as narrative, human rights, international conflict and security concerns, and environmental problems. The course also focuses on global governance, including the study of collective global responsibilities and students' awareness of how global issues manifest locally.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)