Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2022

Engage Global Issues (GLO)

The world is interconnected. A flood in one country ripples around the world. Political upheavals cross borders. Trade is global. Financial traumas reverberate across the globe. And communications connect us all. The ability and responsibility to understand complex issues requires students to study different parts of the world and engage global issues.

Learning Outcomes for “Engage Global Issues”

1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the interconnectedness of the world, past and present.
2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a society or culture outside of the United States.

Standards for “Engage Global Issues”

1. A certified course shall demonstrate a sustained, disciplined engagement with a society or culture beyond the United States and/or an issue(s) that links world societies together. A significant portion of the course must address the diversity and interconnectedness of the world’s societies and cultures.

For a list of Stony Brook courses that satisfy these learning objectives and standards, complete a course search at this link.