Global (GLOBAL)

Courses

GLOBAL 2301. INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL ISSUES. 3 Hours.

Comparative perspectives on a broad range of cultural, linguistic, economic, political, and social issues confronting a globalized world today. Designed to draw attention to the multifaceted connections among nation-states, nongovernmental organizations, diverse ethnic, cultural and religious groups,and populations around the world. GLOBAL 2301 may be taken as a Liberal Arts elective. May not be repeated for credit. No Prerequisite.

GLOBAL 3301. TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS I. 3 Hours.

Intensive study of a particular world region and/or culture including, but not limited to, its language, geography, history, arts, commerce, politics, and government. Focus on its uniqueness as a culture and its integral place in global society. Repeatable for credit as topic varies. No prerequisite. Recommend enrollment in GLOBAL 2301 concurrently or previously.

GLOBAL 3302. TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS II. 3 Hours.

Advanced study of a particular world region and/or culture including, but not limited to, its language, geography, history, arts, commerce, politics, and government. Emphasis on film, media, international communication, or other subjects of global study. Repeatable for credit as topic changes. No prerequisite. Strongly recommended: GLOBAL 2301 and GLOBAL 3301, concurrently or previously.

GLOBAL 3310. LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATION. 3 Hours.

Introduction to cultural and linguistic issues in the translation of language texts. Students will explore current technologies used in various real-world translation contexts and how to adapt texts, products, and services to the locale for which they are intended. Prerequisite: GLOBAL 3301 in the language under study or permission of the instructor.

GLOBAL 4393. INTERNSHIP. 3 Hours.

This course is a combination of field-related experience in the business or service sector with an academic component. Coursework may include journal writing, outside readings, and formal presentations. Prerequisite: Two GLOBAL 3000 level courses and/or permission of the instructor.