SOCI 120: Globalization and Society

SOCI 120-DL4: Globalization and Society
(Spring 2023)


Section Information for Spring 2023

SOCI 120 - DL4: Globalization and Society

This course will provide students with an overall understanding of the complex dimensions of globalization and many of its consequences.
Globalization is the process of increasing political, economic, environmental, cultural, and social interconnections that is currently transforming our world. The goal of the course is to investigate the different dimensions of globalization and to critically examine some of the many ways each dimension is affecting our lives and the lives of those around the world. Students will gain critical knowledge of global patterns and processes; discover and analyze the global interconnectedness of our world; engage with, analyze and communicate diverse knowledge and ideas about global issues; and explore individual and collective responsibilities for global problems and issues.

SOCI 120-DL4 is a distance education section.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines and analyzes important global issues and processes. Considers historical development of globalization and implications for different societies and cultures. Investigates perceptions of global processes by different cultures and nations, and efforts of international institutions to address social, political, economic, and cultural changes in global society. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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