GE 440 Transdisciplinary Senior Project on Globalization

This is a one-semester course offered to senior students in Departments of Economics, International Relations and Political Science and Public Administration. It is designed to enhance students' transferable skills in learning beyond their disciplinary boundaries and applying theoretical material to real life issues. Students form teams and prepare a senior project working with supervisors from different fields. The chosen theme for GE440 is "Globalization". Globalization involves the intermeshing of various aspects of peoples' lives regardless of their geographic location. In the globalizing world, people, capital, cultures, ideas are travelling in an unprecedented level. So are crime, global warming, and diseases. Globalization with advantages and disadvantages shapes and transforms us and the world we live in. In this course, teams study and explore different dimensions of these complex transformations and resistances in a transdisciplinary manner. Credit units: 6 ECTS Credit units: 8.5.

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