Mar 01, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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GEOG 1310 - Globalization and the Developing World

Survey of globalization and its impact on development, international relations, environment and culture in developing countries around the world.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Connected World, Foundations: Intercultural Explorations
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences, TAG course: OSS008 World/Regional Geography
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to critically describe what “globalization” and the “developing world” mean in multiple cultural contexts.
  • Students will be able to compare the historical paths and complexity of values and practices that led different regions of the developing world to their respective positions in the world economy.
  • Students will be able to evaluate evidence and illustrate relations between wealthier and poorer nations.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate openness and understanding in verbal and non-verbal interactions with culturally different others.
  • Students will be able to ask complex questions that will lead them to state a specific position about contemporary geopolitical and environmental issues and analyze the impact of these issues on selected less developed countries.
  • Students will be able to systematically evaluate the role of contexts and logically state the consequences and implications of globalization in the developing world.
  • Students will be able to reflect on their own cultural rules and biases as participants in the global economy and identify supportive actions that recognize the feelings of cultural groups occupying the global periphery.

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