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Interdisciplinary Minor in Globalization Studies

The minor in Globalization Studies provides students with the opportunity to explore the complex idea of globalization from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Students will have the opportunity to complete courses from the Social Sciences, Humanities, Health Sciences and Science faculties that cover a wide variety of themes related to globalization, and will be able to tailor their course selection according to their interests.

MinorInterdisciplinary Minor in Globalization Studies

The minor in Globalization Studies provides students with the opportunity to explore the complex idea of globalization from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Students will have the opportunity to complete courses from the Social Sciences, Humanities, Health Sciences and Science faculties that cover a wide variety of themes related to globalization, and will be able to tailor their course selection according to their interests.

Notes

  • GLOBALZN 3A03 is strongly recommended to all students interested in pursuing a Minor in Globalization Studies.
  • Students who began studies prior to September 2018 may still choose to complete the Minor under previous guidelines. For additional information, please contact globalhc@mcmaster.ca or extension 27556.

Requirements

24 units total (of which no more than 6 units may be from Level 1 courses)

3 units

from

21 units
  • from Course Lists 1, 2, 3 and 4 (see below). At least 9 of these units must be selected from outside the student’s own program. (See Notes)

 

GLOBALZN 1A03 - Global Citizenship, Term 1 2018-19, Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 5:20pm; Thursdays, 3:30pm - 4:20pm, Dr. Liam Stockdale

  • This course will offer an interdisciplinary introduction to globalization through a critical engagement with the idea of "global citizenship" in the contemporary context. The political, economic, and cultural dimensions of globalization will be examined, and students will reflect upon what it means to be a "global citizen" in light of how such dynamics shape questions of identity, agency, power, and resistance.

GLOBALZN 3A03 - Globalization, Social Justice, and Human Rights, Term 1 2018-19, Mondays, 2:30pm - 5:20pm, Dr. Paula Butler

  • This course examines competing theories, issues, and debates relating to the promotion of social justice and human rights in a globalizing world. Students use course-integrated social networking to interact and collaborate with peers from partner universities across the globe where versions of this course are simultaneously taught.
  • Three hours (lectures); one term Prerequisite(s): GLOBALZN 1A03

Thematic Course Lists

List 1 - Environment, Sustainability, and Development

List 2 - Peace, Human Rights, and Global Citizenship

List 3 - Globalization and Culture

List 4 - Globalization and Health

 

 

2017/2018 Undergraduate Calendar Understanding Level 1 Internships & Experiential Education McMaster / Mohawk Affiliated Certificates Soc Sci Courses
For more information:
Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition
L.R. Wilson Hall Room 2021
905-525-9140 ext. 27556
globalhc@mcmaster.ca
Length:
N/A
Required Credential:
Enrolment in an Honours program.
Program Type:
Course Based
Program Options:
Full-time, Part-time
Typical Entry:
N/A