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IRLS392 - Globalization and the Market Economy

Course Details

Course Code: IRLS392 Course ID: 3766 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Based on a theoretical analysis, a detailed study is undertaken of the globalization of the market system and its impact on population growth, urbanization, political governance, and traditional values in various nation-states and regions.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1 Describe the impact of globalization on the market system.

CO-2 Analyze global security concerns including population growth and urbanization.

CO-3 Examine the effects of globalization on traditional culture and values.

CO-4 Apply theories of globalization to a current event.

CO-5 Assess the influence of globalization on nation-states and regions.

Forum discussions – 25 percent

Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET and respond to more than 2 classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. A rubric for discussions is posted in each discussion forum. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Midterm assignment - 25 percent

This assignment is a take-home essay assignment of 2 questions, 3 pages each, double-spaced, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The exclusive use of required texts and readings from this course is mandatory in this assignment.

Progress assignment - 25 percent

This assignment is a research assignment based on one of the eight topic areas of the course. You will confirm your topic selection with the profess in Week 3. The final product will be 8 pages, double-spaced. The page limits do not include a cover page, References List, or any appendices. Outside research is mandatory for this assignment. Classroom readings may be used sparingly.

Final assignment – 25 percent

This assignment is a take-home essay assignment of 1 question, 4 pages total, double-spaced, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The exclusive use of required texts and readings from this course is mandatory in this assignment.

NameGrade %
Forum Discussions 25.00 %
Week 1 3.13 %
Week 2 3.13 %
Week 3 3.13 %
Week 4 3.13 %
Week 5 3.13 %
Week 6 3.13 %
Week 7 3.13 %
Week 8 3.13 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Research Topic Assignment 5.00 %
Research Topic Assignment - read Week 6 progress assignment first 5.00 %
Progress Assignment 20.00 %
Progress Assignment 20.00 %
Final Assignment 25.00 %
Final Assignment 25.00 %
  • Required Course Textbook

All readings are available in APUS eReserves: http://apus.libguides.com/er.php?course_id=6079

  • External websites and other assigned reading found in the Lessons area of the classroom.
  • Weekly Lesson Notes and videos or audio files are found in the Lessons area of the classroom.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.