GST 164 Civ., Leadership, & Paradigms

A cross-disciplinary survey course that questions whether in the new millennium we are moving toward a single, unified "human race" or whether we are becoming a collection of conflicting human factions separated by cultural boundaries reflected in allegiances to competing civilizations. While considering the arguments for and against these propositions, students will explore the components of culture--such as religion, geography, and historiography--that structure several contemporary human civilizations and will consider case studies of particular leaders and leadership initiatives from within those civilizations.


1 Course Credit