Courses Catalogue

Globalization And Development

COURSE CODE: DVS 2206
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Public Adminstration, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course is designed to enable students to understand that the global environment is very dynamic and changing fast. The course will enable learners the impacts of these changes on the political, social, and economic aspects of life. The impact of advancements in science and technology, communication and transport, the proliferation of multinational corporations’ and international businesses on global changes are analyzed. The ultimate focus is to enable students understand and analyze the causes, drivers, and consequences of the global changes and identify key policy interventions for mitigating negative impacts while maximizing the opportunities engendered by Globalization.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To critically analyze the Political, economic, social dimension of globalization and the impact of advancements in Science and technology.
  • To identify the role played by governments, multilateral agencies, the private sector, Civil society, and International businesses in abating or aiding the phenomenon of globalization.
  • To explain the dynamics that have created conditions and means for militarism

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course unit students should be able to:

  • Critically analyze the Political, economic, social dimension of globalization and the impact of advancements in Science and technology.
  • Identify the role played by governments, multilateral agencies, the private sector, Civil society, and International businesses, in global processes in abating or aiding the phenomenon of globalization.
  • Suggest the pathways that can help the developing countries to have a greater share in the globalized economy.