Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
INT 200 The World and the West: Contemporary Issues
4 hours; 4 credits
This interdisciplinary course will analyze contemporary issues in the dynamic relationship between countries and cultures described as "the West" and the "non-West." Social, cultural, historical, political, and economic factors affecting this relationship will be considered. This course provides students the opportunity, skill, and knowledge to acquire and interpret information necessary for comparing and analyzing alternative models of “the West” and the rest of the world, and the dynamic relationship between them. Students will examine news reports of current international issues involving such regions as Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Asia. (social science) (cont. wld.) (p&d) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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