Required Courses

COURSES REQUIRED FOR THE CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE:

GDEV 101 Introduction to Global Development Studies  3
ANTH 103 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
SOCO 223 Globalization and Social Change 3
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics  3 or ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics  3
POLI 140 Contemporary International Politics 3

TOTAL UNITS: 15

COURSES REQUIRED FOR THE AA: 

GDEV 101 Introduction to Global Development Studies 3 
ANTH103 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
HIST101 World History II 3 or POLI 140 Contemporary International Politics 3
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 or ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATH 119 Elementary Statistics 3 or PSYC258 Behavioral Science Statistics 3
GEOG 102 Cultural Geography 3
SOCO 223 Globalization and Social Change 3
PEAC 101 Introduction to Peace Studies 3

TOTAL UNITS: 27

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES 101: INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES: 
This course provides an overview of the field of development studies and includes a historical analysis of the making of the “developed” and the “developing” worlds. Students are introduced to various theoretical ideas and intellectual traditions in the field. Case studies are utilized to highlight contemporary development problems and different models of development, offering students an interdisciplinary view of the field of global development studies. This course is designed for anyone interested in issues related to global development studies.