2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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INTS 107 Introduction to International Studies ( 5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
An introduction to global issues emphasizing the integrated and increasingly interdependent nature of the world, including: historical, political, economical, environmental and philosophical issues.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify and analyze the pivotal aspects and the evolution of the problem/issue in question.
2. Explain the chief components of the plans or campaigns intended to solve or ameliorate the problem in question.
3. Analyze the interconnections (social, ethnic, gender, artistic, intellectual, religious) within the affected populations.
4. Identify the major problems in different regions.
5. Draw conclusions from the past, discussing recent and present trends and their possible influence on the evolution and prospects for resolution of the aforementioned conflicts.
6. Compare, contrast, and classify, the major issues facing humanity today.
7. Determine the best possible approaches that could be used by the UN to deal with the said problems.
8. Determine the most constructive policy towards major global problems.
9. Discuss the impact of the said problems on regional and global security and stability.



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