GEGC212 – Special Topics in Macao, China and other Societies
|Suggested Year of Study:||2 to 4|
Centre ffor Teaching and Learning Enhancement
The content of the course will vary dependent upon the special topics offering. The course will address the intended Area 9 learning outcomes by focusing on the political, economic and social aspects of Macao, China and other societies. The course will use a multi-disciplinary approach to focus on important social issues and problems facing today’s multi-cultural societies in greater China and beyond. The course will examine how factors such as gender, race, class, ethnicity, and cultural/historical experiences influence the ways people perceive, understand, relate to and are affected by the physical and social environments in which they live. The course fulfills the General Education Area 9 requirement.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Articulate a global vision that includes Macao, China and other societies;
- Describe how factors such as gender, race, ethnicity, and cultural/historical experiences impact the way people in different societies perceive the living environment;
- Describe the challenges brought about by globalization and the social changes;
- Articulate the importance of sustaining the environment and cultural heritages.