Global Honors Course Descriptions

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The following courses are regularly offered by the Global Honors Program during the quarters indicated:

T GH 203 Themes in Global Honors (5 credits) I&S 
Explores connections between the local and global, and between the individual, the community, and the world, through a given theme. Draws on broad interdisciplinary and international perspectives. Provides information on study abroad and service-learning opportunities, as well as expectations of the Global Honors Program.

Note: This is partly intended as a sophomore level introduction to the Global Honors curriculum. Upon completing T GH 203, students may proceed directly to T GH 301 or T GH 302.

Offered: Autumn

T GH 300 Re-Orienting the Global (2 credits) I&S 
Provides historically grounded introduction to such concepts as cultural imperialism, colonialism, post colonialism, capitalism, and globalization. Examines relevance of concepts in current global affairs. Provides information on study abroad and service-learning opportunities, as well as expectations of the Global Honors Program.

Note: This is partly intended as a junior level introduction to the Global Honors curriculum, but juniors may consider TGH 203 too. Upon completing T GH 300, students may proceed directly to T GH 301 or T GH 302.

Offered: Autumn

T GH 301 Global Interactions (5 credits) I&S
Examines the major intellectual and political movements that marked the human experience in the 20th century. Examines nationalism, fascism, and other political philosophies, as well as governments' relationships to the natural environment and to one another.

Offered: Winter, Spring

T GH 302 Global Imaginations (5 credits) VLPA
Accommodates the study of major themes, concepts, trends or techniques that permeate world literature, visual arts, music, dance, theatre and other forms of creative expression. The specific art forms and issues examined vary. Also considers marginalized forms of aesthetic expression that have generated cross-cultural debate about modern concepts of "art" and their relation to diverse forms of meaning and value.

Offered: Winter, Spring

T GH 303 Global Challenges (5 credits) I&S
Examines major challenges facing the world in the 21st century. Covers contemporary issues such as economic development, poverty and the distribution of resources and ecological concerns. 

Offered: Autumn

T GH 490 Research Methods Seminar (2 credits)
Methods seminar required for seniors in the Global Honors program who are preparing their senior thesis or other capstone project. 

Offered: Winter

T GH 491 Thesis Symposium (1 credit) Global Honors Annual Global Engagement Conference preparation and presentation. Credit/No Credit 

Offered: Spring