Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2009/2010
Canadian Excellence

Introduction to Global Studies
0.5 Credit

An interdisciplinary introduction to the contemporary world that focuses on globalization, including its ideological, political, economic and cultural dimensions. The class considers the principal actors, institutions, processes, and power relations that have shaped the challenges and opportunities associated with globalization. Attention will be given to comparative development, peace and conflict, and globalization and culture.

Additional Course Information
GS100, (DI100 or DI200 taken prior to 1996).

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision April 14, 2009: GS101 course description change; effective September 1, 2009.