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Connecting Globally (CG-3 cr.)

(SUNY Western Civilizations or SUNY Other World Civilizations)
This requirement engages students in the study of ideas, peoples, places, and/or life in specific global context(s) (not derived primarily from the United States) with a focus on the societies, civilizations, and/or cultural traditions in Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Americas, and/or Europe.

CG Criteria

Connecting Globally courses:

  1. Devote a majority of reading and class time to topic(s) in specific global and/or cross-cultural context(s).
  2. Address significant aspects of global and/or intercultural connections with political, historical, artistic, cultural, philosophical, economic, scientific, technological, professional and/or international components.
  3. Expose students to historical or contemporary global issues or discourses such as diversity, power and inequality, human rights and ethics, or the experiences of underrepresented people.
  4. Include instruction in analysis and interpretation of written, spoken, visual, or performed content as well as theories and/or methods appropriate to the discipline(s).

CG Student Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, students:

  1. Explain key characteristics and concepts in global and/or cross-cultural context(s) that are explored in the course. (Understanding)
  2. Identify significant aspects of global and/or intercultural connections with political, historical, artistic, cultural, philosophical, economic, scientific, technological, and/or international components. (Applying)
  3. Analyze historical or contemporary global issues, discourses, narratives, and/or artistic expressions from more than one perspective. (Analyzing)
  4. Demonstrate competence in cross-cultural understanding through written, spoken, visual, or performed content appropriate to the discipline(s). (Understanding)

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