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Global and International Studies (GINS)

Global and International Studies (Kroeger College)

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GINS 1000 [0.5 credit]
Global History

Introduction to political, social, cultural, economic and military developments in global and international history.
Prerequisite(s): Enrolment in B.G.In.S.
Lectures two hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.

GINS 1010 [0.5 credit]
International Law and Politics

Introduction to the evolution of the international system, including the rise of the state, sovereignty, and the challenge of international cooperation. The role of international law in addressing global issues such as human rights, security and trade.
Prerequisite(s): Enrolment in B.G.In.S.
Lectures two hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.

GINS 1020 [0.5 credit]
Ethnography, Globalization and Culture

Introduction to the intersection of globalization processes with social and cultural diversity as examined through ethnography and ethnographic methods. Topics may include cultural survival, growing economic inequality, ecological vulnerabilities, health practices, human rights, and shifting racialized, gendered, religious, ethnic, and national identities.
Prerequisite(s): Enrolment in B.G.In.S.
Lectures two hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.

GINS 2000 [0.5 credit]
Ethics and Globalization

Introduction to global ethical issues, focusing on alternative lines of ethical argument. Topics may include poverty and unequal development, climate change, war and terrorism, reparations for colonialism and slavery, international relief services, ill effects of globalization, trafficking and forced labour, democracy and global governance.
Prerequisite(s): Second-year standing in B.G.In.S.
Lectures two hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.

GINS 2010 [0.5 credit]
Globalization and International Economic Issues

An introduction to the world economy, international trade and finance, and economic development. Social and economic implications for both rich and poor countries of lowered barriers to the international flows of goods, services, capital, labour, and information in the age of globalization.
Prerequisite(s): Second-year standing in B.G.In.S.
Lectures two hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.

GINS 2020 [0.5 credit]
Global Literatures

A study of the global dynamics of the contemporary literary imagination and literary production; literature as cultural practice; the politics of literary circulation; the politics of language and translation.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing in B.G.In.S.
Lectures two hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.

GINS 3010 [0.5 credit]
Global and International Theory

An advanced analysis of global and international theory from a variety of perspectives, including realist, liberal and critical approaches.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing in B.G.In.S.
Lectures three hours a week.

GINS 3020 [0.5 credit]
Places, Boundaries, Movements and Global Environmental Change

Examination of the relationship between individual places and global social and environmental processes. The changing nature of regions, states and political boundaries in the context of political and economic globalization and international migration. Social science perspectives on climate change vulnerability, adaptation and mitigation.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing in B.G.In.S.
Lectures three hours a week.

GINS 3100 [0.5 credit]
Global and International Group Project

Student teams work on a project related to global and international studies. Lectures are devoted to discussing group project-related issues and student presentations. A project proposal, a series of project reports and oral presentations, and a comprehensive final report are required.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing in B.G.In.S.
Lecture one hour per week, tutorials two hours per week.

GINS 3200 [0.5 credit]
Experiential Learning Abroad

An experiential learning opportunity combining volunteer work abroad with classroom instruction on the Carleton campus. Through experiential engagement outside Canada, together with critical reflection, students will learn about the challenges and rewards of global engagement.
Prerequisite(s): third year standing.
Lecture two hours a week plus a three week experiential learning trip abroad.

GINS 3900 [0.5 credit]
International Placement

Placement for one term with a global and international focus.
Prerequisite(s): third- year standing in B.G.In.S.

GINS 4090 [0.5 credit]
Honours Seminar in Global and International Studies

Examination of key debates in global and international studies from a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Integration of knowledge from different areas of emphasis in global studies. A major research paper is required that undertakes to focus theoretical insight on practical concerns.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing in B.G.In.S.
Seminar three hours a week.

GINS 4900 [0.5 credit]
Tutorial in Global and International Studies

A tutorial on selected topics in which seminars are not available.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing in B.G.In.S. and permission of the Program Director.

GINS 4908 [1.0 credit]
Honours Research Essay

Individual research project resulting in a major essay, completed under the supervision of a faculty member and evaluated by both the supervisor and an appointed reader. B.G.In.S. regulations apply.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing in B.G.In.S. with a CGPA of 9.00 or higher, or permission of the Program Director.

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

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