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DEVS 105 Development Studies in Global Perspective

DEVS 105  Development Studies in Global Perspective  Units: 3.00  

This Introductory course to the field of global development studies provides the foundations for interdisciplinary study and action. It provides the thematic grounding and analytical tools to help engage pressing issues using multiple perspectives and a diversity of knowledges.
NOTE DEVS 100 offers a comprehensive 6.0 unit introduction to Global Development Studies. Given the impact of Covid-19 on student course loads, DEVS is also offering DEVS 105 as a 3.0 unit introductory course in the winter term of 2020-21. This course serves as an alternative gateway into global development studies and can be used instead of DEVS 100 as a prerequisite for students seeking to concentrate in DEVS after their first year.

Learning Hours: 120 (18 Lecture, 18 Tutorial, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion DEVS 100; DEVS 101.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Global Development Studies

Department Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B411 Department Telephone: 613-533-3301 Department Fax: 613-533-2986

Global Development Studies (DEVS)

Explores the relationships between global economic integration, technological change, environmental sustainability, political systems, and cultural diversity. Introduces essential interdisciplinary perspectives for complex global challenges from poverty to climate change and builds the foundations for ethical cross-cultural engagement.