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GLST1510 – Global Studies: Natural Science pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Areas 3 and 8. This travel-abroad course combines a classroom component with a travel experience which includes scheduled academic activities in international locations as determined by the instructor. Students will study and experience unique ecosystems and biodiversity, as well as cultural and societal differences of the travel abroad location. This course includes field or lab-like activities, including a field notebook and ecosystem analysis.
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor is required.
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Analyze information gathered from multiple sources.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to communicate observations, experimental results, and/or travel abroad experience.
  3. Evaluate societal issues from a natural science perspective.
  4. Evaluate global issues from a natural science perspective.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious, and linguistic differences of the travel abroad location.
  6. Analyze specific problems of the travel abroad location that stem from cultural, economic, or political differences.
  7. Understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future.
  8. Apply scientific principles learned in the course.
  9. Collect and analyze field data related to the travel abroad location.
MnTC goal areas:
  • (3) Natural Sciences
  • (8) Global Perspective

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