Global Awareness Designation

Designated courses that enable students to develop an understanding of geographical regions other than the United States with a focus on their history, culture, and/or political systems.

Courses designated as Global Awareness may have more learning objectives in addition to those associated with the Core.

Goals & Objectives

Content:

Goal: Students will demonstrate knowledge of the history, culture, and/or political systems of societies, states, and peoples other than the United States.

Objectives: Students will:

  • Identify and describe the history, social structures, political institutions, and/or patterns of cultural expression that characterize specific societies, states, and peoples outside the United States.
  • Identify the various factors that have contributed to the history and development of social structures, political institutions, and patterns of cultural expression that characterize specific societies, states, peoples, and cultures outside the United States.
Skills:

Goal: Students will demonstrate how their knowledge of geographical regions other than the United States fosters greater awareness of the world in which the students live.

Objectives: Students will:

  • Critically analyze how the history, culture, and/or political systems of geographical regions other than the United States inform the way people outside the United States view themselves.
  • Critically analyze and reflect on how their knowledge of the history, culture, and/or political systems of geographical regions other than the United States inform the way in which the students understand their relationship to the world.

Approved Courses

ANT 122 Sociocultural Anthropology
ANT 230 Introduction to Archaeology
ANT 350 Business Anthropology
BIO 117 Plants and Human Affairs
CLS 103 Greek History
CLS 104 Roman History
CLS 205 Mirror of the Past – Greece
CLS 206 Mirror of the Past – Rome
CLS 308 Pagans and Christians
CLS 309 Greek and Roman Religion
CLS 311 Alexander the Great
ECO 460 International Economics
ENG 224 Journey in World Literature
ENG 381 Postcolonial Literature
ENT 310 International Entrepreneurship Practicum
FAH 101 Cave Paintings, The Colosseum & Cathedrals
FAH 102 Altarpieces/Academies/Avant-Garde
FAH 107 Masterpieces of Music
FAH 109 Asian & African Art
FAH 110 History of Architecture
FAH 159 History of Photography
FAH 210 Women and Art
FAH 224 Ancient Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art
FAH 245 Medieval Art
FAH 248 Renaissance Art
FAH 261 Baroque Art
FAH 262 Monet and the Age of Impressionism
FAH 265 Modern Art
FAH 266 Contemporary Art
FAM 119 Modern Architecture
FAM 123 World Musics
FAM 212 Canisius College and the BPO Experience
FAM 216 Medieval and Renaissance Music
FAM 217 Music of the Baroque Period
FAM 218 Music of the Classical Period
FAM 219 19th Century Music
FAM 224 Afro-Centric Music
FRC 115 Advanced Introductory French I
FRC 116 Advanced Introductory French II
FRC 333 Survey of French / Francophone Lit I
FRC 334 Survey of French / Francophone Lit II
FRC 337 Francophone History and Culture Thru Film
FRC 339 French History through Film
FRC 341 Advanced French for Business I – Cross-cultural
FRC 342 Advanced French for Business II – Simulation
FRC 350 Following the French in North America
FRC 453 War and Memory
HIS 106 Modern Europe to 1815
HIS 107 History of Modern Europe since 1815
HIS 108 History of Asia to 1800
HIS 109 History of Asia Since 1800
HIS 110 History of Latin America to 1830
HIS 131 Religion, Culture, and the Life of the Dalit in South India
HIS 132 History of Latin America since 1830
HIS 211** Women in the Western World
HIS 213 Twentieth-Century Europe
HIS 226 History of Ireland
HIS 227 The Irish Story
HIS 230 The Holocaust in Historical Perspective
HIS 260 Canada and the World
HIS 263 Wars of Latin America
HIS 280 Making of Modern Africa
IGSR 307 Immersion: Tanzania
IGSR 310 Twentieth Century Europe
MAT 121 Mathematics Throughout History
MGT 440 Global Supply Chain Management
MKT 475 International Marketing
PHI 262 Philosophy of International Law
PHI 317 Chinese Philosophy
PHI 397 Philosophy and Film
PHY 131 Earthquakes: Seismology and Society
PSC 140 International Relations
PSC 150 Comparative Government and Politics
PSC 241 Globalization and Human Rights
PSC 242 International Organizations
PSC 345 International Crime After 9/11
PSC 355 European Union
RST 200 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
RST 219 Eastern Orthodox Christianity
RST 220 Intro to Eastern Religions
RST 222 African Religions
RST 224 Islam Tradition and Revival
RST 228 Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism
RST 314 New Testament in Literature and Art
RST 360 Magic, Science, and Religion
SPA 116 Advanced Introductory Spanish
SPA 351 Junior Spanish Seminar/Topics
SPA 455 Postmodern Hispanic Literature
SPMT 440 Global Perspectives on Sport