HURL303 - Global, Social and Environmental Justice

General

Prefix

HURL

Course Number

303

Course ID

00017095

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Description

Interconnections of global social and environmental justice through analyses of media, policies, activities, and cultural perspectives. Exploring individual and collective responsibilities for a just and sustainable future.

Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

Yes

MN Goal Designation(s)

08, 10

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Analyze the veracity of information media about issues of global social and environmental injustice/justice; to identify the social construction of realities about various groups of people and environmental issues for purposes of influence.

Outcome

Present the interconnections between the global exploitation of land, labor, species, and natural resources and develop a framework of understanding how global social justice and environmental preservation are integrally related.

Outcome

Identify how injustice, conflict, species extinctions, and environmental destruction anywhere affects people everywhere; how local actions affect the world and how global polices affect local communities.

Outcome

Critically analyze and compare the effects of political, economic, technological, scientific, military, and cultural policies and practices by various nations on people, biodiversity, and environments around the world.

Outcome

Recognize the specialized social and ecological knowledge inherent in various cultures, languages, spiritual traditions, etc. and how this knowledge may be disrupted or extinguished by imposed systems of domination or resource extraction.

Outcome

Analyze how particular international policies and environmental activities relate to nationality, ethnicity, race, gender, class, ability/disability, religion/spirituality, physical appearance, age, or species and their social and environmental consequences.

Outcome

Locate and evaluate social and environmental movements of various groups around the world.

Outcome

Evaluate and practice individual and collective social and environmental responsibilities, solutions, and actions for a just, peaceful, and sustainable global futures.

Course Outline

Course Outline

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Dependencies

No dependencies