CCPS Global Studies Course Descriptions
Prerequisites: ENGL 150 and LIBR 211.
Students develop cultural analysis skills by examining representative examples of the world’s cultures. Students become familiar with specific cultures by examining: a) nonmaterial culture (religious beliefs, social values and norms); b) material cultures (arts, way of life, technology, etc.); and c) specific cultural and social issues. This examination helps students cultivate an empathetic and thoughtful understanding of other cultures and people and develop active methods of promoting human equality at a personal and societal level. This course provides a framework for understanding cultures and peoples. Meets cultural diversity requirement.