Our introduction to the global economy, Living in a Connected World offers an engaging overview of the principles of globalization. In this course, students analyze the unique local conditions that create challenges and opportunities for global collaboration and gain a more nuanced understanding of the ways in which societies across the world are interconnected.
Living in a Connected World challenges students to:
- Synthesize concepts and ideas from multiple disciplines, including political science, social psychology, economics, world history, and communications
- Develop and apply technology and media literacy skills in real-world contexts
- Communicate effectively with diverse peers in technology-enabled global discussions
- Practice inquiry-based, self-driven, and authentic learning
Intro to Global Thinking
Explore the value of a global mindset and the meaning of global citizenship.
Study the value and importance of cultural diverse groups and companies.
Learn about the evolution of the nation and key principles of international relations.
Our Shared Environment
Explore how environmental changes can have global implications.
Understand how economic globalization impacts people around the world.
Reflect the meaning of global connectivity and the benefits of global engagement.