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Course Detail

Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
3・4
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Social studies, Languages
Program
School
Department
Multidisciplinary Subjects
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Wed2
Capacity
Credits
1.0
Language
English
Course Number
1E90011

Topics in Social Sciences University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This course deals with advanced and contemporary topics in social sciences from the conceptual, practical, and public policy perspectives. The course will cover topics ranging from economic development, inequality and poverty, inter-and-intra national migration, political economics of public policies, sustainable development, and the prospects as well as the challenges of globalization.

Learning Achievement

The academic goal of the course is to equip students with the necessary skill to critically observe social issues as well as develop analytical arguments to address the problems in modern societies. Students will also develop their critical thinking skills by dealing with topics of their interest and writing a critical report.

Competence

This course deals with advanced and contemporary topics in social sciences from the conceptual, practical, and public policy perspectives so as to develop the critical thinking skills of students as well as deal with contemporary issues in society in comparative context. The course will cover topics ranging from economic development, inequality and poverty, inter-and-intra national migration, political economics of public policies, sustainable development, and the prospects as well as the challenges of globalization.

Course prerequisites

Students should first take Introduction to Social Sciences before attending this course.

Grading Philosophy

The evaluation of student performance is based on the following criteria:

Class participation: 20 percent;
Assignments and Report: 30 percent;
Final Exam: 50 percent;

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Moges Abu Girma

Other information

Identical to 1490011.
Lecture is conducted in English.
JTP Class participation is encouraged and taken into account for performance evaluation.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Abu Girma Moges


Link to the syllabus provided by the university