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Minor in Globalization Studies

The minor in Globalization Studies provides students with the opportunity to explore the complex idea of globalization from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Students will complete courses from both the Humanities and Social Sciences faculties that cover a wide variety of themes related to globalization, and will be able to tailor their course selection according to their interests.

MinorMinor in Globalization Studies

The minor in Globalization Studies provides students with the opportunity to explore the complex idea of globalization from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Students will complete courses from both the Humanities and Social Sciences faculties that cover a wide variety of themes related to globalization, and will be able to tailor their course selection according to their interests.

 

24 units total (of which no more than 6 units may be from Level 1 courses)

3 units

from

  • GLOBALZN 1A03 - Global Citizenship

21 units

  • from Course Lists 1, 2 and 3 (see below). At least 9 of these units must be selected from outside the student’s own program, and no more than 12 units may be selected from any one of the three lists.
  • GLOBALZN 3A03 is strongly recommended to all students interested in pursuing a Minor in Globalization Studies.
  • Students who began studies prior to September 2016 should consult the relevant Undergraduate Calendar from their initial year of study for previous requirements of the Minor in Globalization Studies. For additional information, please contact globalhc@mcmaster.ca or extension 27556.

GLOBALZN 1A03 - Global Citizenship, Term 1 2017-18, TBD, Dr. Liam Stockdale

  • This course will offer an interdisciplinary introduction to globalization through a critical engagement with the idea of "global citizenship" in the contemporary context. The political, economic, and cultural dimensions of globalization will be examined, and students will reflect upon what it means to be a "global citizen" in light of how such dynamics shape questions of identity, agency, power, and resistance.

GLOBALZN 3A03 - Globalization, Social Justice, and Human Rights, Term 1 2017-18, TBD

  • This course examines competing theories, issues, and debates relating to the promotion of social justice and human rights in a globalizing world. Students use course-integrated social networking to interact and collaborate with peers from partner universities across the globe where versions of this course are simultaneously taught.
  • Three hours (lectures); one term Prerequisite(s): GLOBALZN 1A03

Thematic Course Lists

List 1 - Environment, Sustainability, and Economic Development

  • ANTHROP 3C03 - Health and Environment: Anthropological Approaches
  • EARTHSC 2WW3 - Water and the Environment
  • EARTHSC 3CC3 - Earth's Changing Climate
  • ECON 2F03 - The Political Economy of Development
  • ECON 3H03 - International Monetary Economics
  • ECON 3HH3 - International Trade
  • ECON 3R03
  • ECON 3T03 - Economic Development
  • GEOG 1HB3 - Human Geographies: City and Economy
  • GEOG 2RW3 - World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 2TC3
  • GEOG 2UI3 - Cities in a Changing World
  • GEOG 3EE3 - Energy and Society
  • GEOG 3LT3 - Transportation Geography
  • GEOG 3TG3 - Geographies of Globalization
  • GEOG 3UG3
  • GEOG 3UW3 - Cities of the Developing World
  • LABRST 1C03 - Voices of Work, Resistance and Change
  • LABRST 2E03
  • LABRST 2G03 - Labour and Globalization
  • LABRST 3G03
  • LABRST 4E03
  • PEACEST 4J03
  • PEACEST 4L03 - Peace, Environment and Health
  • POLSCI 2J03 - Global Political Economy
  • POLSCI 2XX3 - Politics of the Developing World
  • POLSCI 3EE3 - International Relations: North-South
  • POLSCI 3LL3 - Development and Public Policy

 

List 2 - Peace, Security, and Human Rights

  • ARTSSCI 3GJ3 - Global Justice Inquiry
  • GEOG 3TP3 - Power, Politics and Place
  • GLOBALZN 3A03 - Globalization, Social Justice, and Human Rights
  • HLTHAGE 4G03 - Global Health
  • HISTORY 2UV3 - American Foreign Relations since 1898
  • HISTORY 2Y03 - The Second World War: A Global History
  • HISTORY 3XX3 - Human Rights in History
  • HISTORY 4G03
  • HISTORY 4JJ3 - U.S. Foreign Relations
  • PEACEST 1A03 - Introduction to Peace Studies
  • PEACEST 2B03 - Human Rights and Social Justice
  • PEACEST 3D03 - Globalization and Peace
  • PEACEST 3Y03 - Special Topics in Peace Studies
  • PEACEST 3B03 - Peace-Building and Health Initiatives
  • PEACEST 3Z03 - Women and Men in War and Peace
  • PEACEST 4G03 - Peace Through Health: Praxis
  • PEACEST 4K03 - International Agency and Peace
  • PHILOS 3N03 - Political Philosophy
  • PHILOS 3P03 - Philosophies of War and Peace
  • POLSCI 2H03 - Globalization and the State
  • POLSCI 2I03 - Global Politics
  • POLSCI 3B03 - Honours Issues in International Relations and Global Public Policy
  • POLSCI 3G03 - Ethnicity and Multiculturalism: Theory and Practice
  • POLSCI 3FF3
  • POLSCI 3K03 - Migration and Citizenship: Canadian, Comparative and Global Perspectives
  • POLSCI 3KK3 - Genocide: Sociological and Political Perspectives
  • POLSCI 3LB3 - Globalization and the World Order
  • POLSCI 3X03 - Contemporary Security Issues
  • POLSCI 3Y03 - Democratization and Human Rights
  • RELIGST 2H03 - Theory and Practice of Non-Violence
  • SOCIOL 2E06
  • SOCIOL 2FF3 - The Sociology of 'Race' and Ethnicity
  • SOCIOL 2R03 - Perspectives on Social Inequality
  • SOCIOL 2RR3 - Case Studies of Social Inequality
  • SOCIOL 3Z03 - Ethnic Relations
  • SOCIOL 4A03 - Ethnic/Racial Tensions

 

List 3 - Globalization and Culture

  • ANTHROP 2RP3 - Religion and Power in the Past
  • ANTHROP 2WA3 - World Archaeology
  • ANTHROP 3F03 - Anthropology and the 'Other'
  • CMST 3II3 - Communication and the Politics of Intellectual Property
  • CMST 4D03 - International Communication
  • ENGLISH 3A03 - Critical Race Studies
  • ENGLISH 3R06
  • ENGLISH 4RI3 - Colonialism and Resistance in Representations of Indigenous Womanhood
  • ENGLISH 4RS3 - Reading, Spirituality and Cultural Politics
  • ENGLISH 4WI3 - Bollywood and Beyond
  • ENGLISH 4WL3 - Globalization and Postcolonial Fiction
  • GEOG 1HA3 - Human Geographies: Society and Culture
  • HLTHAGE 4D03 - Health in Cross-Cultural and International Perspectives
  • HISTORY 2A03 - Modern Middle Eastern Societies
  • HISTORY 2NS3
  • HISTORY 3UA3 - The History of the Future
  • HISTORY 2EE3 - Science and Technology in World History
  • HISTORY 2G03 - Modern Latin America Since 1820
  • HISTORY 2JJ3 - Africa since 1800
  • HISTORY 2MC3 - Modern China
  • HISTORY 3CG3 - Canadians in a Global Age, 1914 to the Present
  • HISTORY 4CG3
  • HISTORY 4H03 - The Making of Modern China
  • PEACEST 2C03 - Peace and Popular Culture
  • PHILOS 2G03 - Social and Political Issues
  • PHILOS 4F03 - Issues in Continental Philosophy
  • RELIGST 1B03 - What on Earth is Religion?
  • RELIGST 2M03 - Death and Dying: Comparative Views
  • RELIGST 2Q03 - Introduction to Islam
  • RELIGST 2TA3 - Islam in North America
  • RELIGST 3C03 - Islam in the Modern World
  • SOCIOL 3U03 - Sociology of Sexualities
  • SOCIOL 4UU3 - Global Family and Sexual Politics
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For more information:
Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition
L.R. Wilson Hall Room 2021
905-525-9140 ext. 27556
globalhc@mcmaster.ca
Length:
N/A
Required Credential:
Enrolment in an Honours program.
Program Type:
Course Based
Program Options:
Full-time, Part-time
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