Academic Catalogs

Global Studies (GLST)

GLST G1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Global Citizenship  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: PEAC G100; Peace Studies Intro. This course introduces the concept of global citizenship: a self-awareness of the interconnectivity of individuals and systems and a sense of responsibility that follows from it. The course aims to be transformative, building the skills, knowledge, values, and attitudes to enable students to contribute to a more inclusive, equitable and peaceful world. This class is designed as a service-learning course so students, as lifelong learners, can connect their academic classroom learning to engagement in real-world situations. Students will examine complex problems and have a positive impact in their community. Grade or Pass/No Pass option.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing GLST G100

    GLST G1013 Units (54 lecture hours)  
    Introduction to Global Studies  

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing GLST G101

      GLST G1023 Units (54 lecture hours; 0 lab hours)  
      Global Issues  
      Advisory: ENGL G100 and GLST G101.

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

      Formerly: PSCI G205. This course develops global competency skills and examines the origins, current status, and future trends of major issues confronting the global community. The focus will be on issues and problems of global significance such as nation-state building, global governance, population and urbanization trends, economic development and inequality, basic human needs and human rights, international conflict and security concerns, and environmental problems. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: GLS 102.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing GLST G102

        GLST G1103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
        Conflict Resolution  

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

        Formerly: PEAC G110; Nonviolence and Conflict Resolution. This course introduces students to theories and methods used to address modern global security threats. Students will learn about the dynamics of global security, conflict and conflict resolution. They will identify major threats, analyze conflicts and assess methods for preventing and resolving conflicts. From an international level of analysis, students will examine the role of stakeholders and third parties, collaborative negotiation and mediation, and bilateral/multi-lateral diplomacy. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing GLST G110

          GLST G1203 Units (54 lecture hours)  
          The United Nations and Global Cooperation  

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

          Formerly: PSCI G120; Principles of United Nations. This course explores the role of the United Nations (UN) in the international system. Students will learn the history, purpose, structure and key functions of the UN and will examine the UN's relationship with other international organizations. Students will be introduced to the theory and practice of international cooperation and will gain important skills necessary to engage in global challenges. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing GLST G120

            GLST G1303 Units (54 lecture hours)  
            Social Movements  

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

            Formerly: PEAC G150; Social Justice and Peacebuilding. This course explores how people, individually and collectively, can accomplish change. It examines the theories, concepts and dynamics of social movements seeking social justice for disenfranchised populations in the United States, including Latinx, Chicano/a, African American, Asian American and Native Americans. Students will study social movements locally, nationally, and globally. This course includes a service-learning component. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing GLST G130

              GLST G2303 Units (54 lecture hours)  
              Global Leadership: Concepts and Skills  

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

              Formerly: PEAC G230, Leadership & Peacebuilding. This course teaches leadership concepts and skills, including psychological processes, conflict resolution, and human development skills. It will help students become aware of their own leadership styles and develop themselves to be innovators in their own lives and the world at large. Psychological, physical, and mental health aspects will be emphasized. This course contains a required service learning component. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing GLST G230