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Global/World Society (GG)

Requirement: One 3-credit hour course.

GenEd World Society courses explore societies and cultures outside of the United States. These courses take one of two approaches. Some concentrate on a single nation or region, examining in depth its political, social, historical, cultural, artistic, literary, geographic, and/or economic landscape. Others investigate globalization and its effects across nations and regions.

World Society courses are intended to teach students how to:

  • Understand the influences (e.g., political, social, historical, cultural, artistic, literary, geographic, economic) on world societies or processes (e.g., globalization) linking world societies;
  • Develop observations and conclusions about selected themes in world societies and cultures;
  • Construct interpretations using evidence and critical analysis;
  • Communicate and defend interpretations.

 

World Society Courses

Below, you will find the current list of GenEd courses in this area.

Please be advised that GenEd offerings vary from semester to semester and that all GenEd courses will not be offered every semester. For the most current list of GenEd offerings, please consult TU Courses.

In addition, a single GenEd course may be offered by more than one department. GenEd courses offered by more than one department will have the same course number and the same course title.
A student may not take the same course from multiple departments and earn credit toward graduation. However, if a student wishes to replace her/his grade in a GenEd course, s/he may replace the grade with any course bearing the same course number and the same course title regardless of department.

  • Advertising & Globalization
  • Border Crossings
  • Development & Globalization
  • Gender & World Societies
  • Global Cities
  • Global Crisis
  • Global Slavery
  • Honors Advertising & Globalization
  • Honors Development & Globalization
  • Honors War & Peace
  • Honors World Performances
  • Honors World Society in Literature & Film
  • Honors Women in Modern Bengali Film
  • Latin American Media
  • Literature & Culture Central Europe
  • Religion in the World
  • State & Society
  • War & Peace
  • War in Hazelton
  • World Affairs
  • World Performances
  • World Regions & Cultures
  • World Society in Literature & Film

 

Waiver: An approved summer or semester study abroad program will satisfy the GenEd World Society requirement.

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