More than 20,000 people around the world die every day from hunger, and about 20% of the world's population live on less than $1.25 a day. At the same time, countries like China, Brazil, and India have rapidly industrialized. Tens of millions have moved out of poverty, while trade and tourism have brought us closer together. Students will investigate the social, economic, and political causes of development, underdevelopment, and globalization.

Course Notes

SOC 211 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

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