Global Goals is an introduction to the United Nations Global Goals (currently, Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs) aimed at providing foundational knowledge on the range of issues addressed by these goals, and skills necessary to begin evaluating these goals. The course combines lectures, supervised groupwork, experiential learning opportunities, and independent research on individual global goals as a means for interdisciplinary problem solving. Specific modules focus on inequity, food security, gender equality, health and wellbeing, Indigeneity, biodiversity, climate action, policy. Individual capstone projects will put particular emphasis on the Sustainable Development Goals in practice and practical means for apprehending global problems.
LEARNING HOURS 124 (24L;12T;16Oc;72P).