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INDS520: Global Youth Issues

Course at a glance

Registration Deadline

December 1, 2017

Next Start Date

May 7, 2018

Subject Level


Course Description

Considers the opportunities and challenges for youth to explore social and ecological justice issues and become meaningfully involved in a globalized and increasingly interdependent world. Through the international lenses of human rights (Universal Declaration of Human Rights) and sustainability (Sustainable Development Goals), students explore concepts relating to identity, active and participatory citizenship, critical media analysis, diversity and inclusion, ethics of care, and youth leadership and empowerment through community engagement. Draws upon current and seminal literature in global citizenship and social justice and focuses on current issues such as global economics and its impact on people, culture, and the environment; responses to transnational migration; Indigeneity; gender justice; and local and global initiatives to promote just and healthy societies. *pending approval

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
May 7, 2018 July 15, 2018 $2416.67 Online