May 17, 2022  
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GLS 200 - Country Study

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
Course is a single and specific study of a selected country, its culture and people in respect to historical, geographic economic, political and societal development. The country study course offering is dependent upon instructor selection and student interest. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits provided that each study is of a different country.
Competencies
  1. Analyze the basic features of historical development in this country study
    1. Define the major themes in the country’s history
    2. Analyze major events and their importance in the evolution of the country’s history
  2. Analyze the basic features of the physical and cultural geography in this country study
    1. Specify basic physical features
    2. Define the most important features in the cultural geography
  3. Analyze the economic characteristics in this country study
    1. Specify basic economic features
    2. Explain the economic development
  4. Analyze the political system in this country study
    1. Explain the origins of the political system and its current situation
    2. Examine contemporary political problems and their origins
  5. Explain societal development in this country study
    1. Define the social structure and its current situation
    2. Explain the current demographic situation
  6. Analyze the chief cultural components of this country study
    1. Define its cultural evolution
    2. Discuss current aspects of culture



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