FST368 - Contemporary Global Issues

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Subject Title
Contemporary Global Issues

Subject Description
The purpose of this course is to provide students the opportunity to explore critical global issues concerning globalization, conflict, population/health, as well as environmental and natural resources. The course will place these topics within the context of the developing world orders. In the ever-expanding global community, students will come to understand that events taking place in one country seldom remain isolated - let alone the sole concern of the said nation. Nearly every event of significance that occurs in a nation creates repercussions in others. This course intends to study a selection of subjects and attempt to understand their global implications in today's society.

Credit Status
This is a three credit course in the Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Apply critical thinking skills to global issues such as globalization, conflict,
population/health, as well as environmental and natural resources- within the context of the developing world orders.
2. Identify issues related to the ever-expanding global community.
3. Understand their global implications in today?s society.
4. Understand that events taking place in one country seldom remain isolated within the said
5. Draw comparisons between a number of points of view.
6. Draw valid conclusions from researched information.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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