Course Description

SO 353 Globalization and Asian Societies
4 cr.
Offered: Fall semester of odd years
Prerequisite: SO 101 and junior standing or instructor permission.
Course examines globalization in a diverse social, cultural, and historical context from both macro and micro level perspectives. Topics also include a survey of world poverty and major global issues concerning a number of Asian nations and regions. Economic reform and dramatic social transformation in China are given primary emphasis as a case study.