CMS 4500: Global Contexts

Clayton State University logoCMS 4500 Global Contexts is open to CMS students who have successfully completed the  prerequisite courses, CMS 3020 and CMS 3101.Links to other sections of this syllabus can be found in the header menu as well as the “General Class Policies” menu, which both appear on each page of the syllabus. The “General Class Policies”  menu also includes information related to the pandemic. Additional course materials are available to enrolled students through GA View.

This syllabus is still being updated for the Fall 2021 semester. Check this online syllabus regularly to make sure that you have the most current information.

 CRN and meeting times

  • CRN: 82915/82917
    Meets: TR 2:10-3:20 p.m. in Clayton Hall T222

Required texts

  • The Globalization Reader, Edited by Frank J. Lechner and John Boli, 5th ed.

Required films

All required films are available streaming through campus platforms.

  • La Haine (Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995)
  • Devdas (Sanjay Leela Bhansali, 2002)
  • The Illusionists (Elena Rossini, 2015)

Contact information

My contact information including office hours is collected on separate page.

Diversity and disability services

It is my intent that students from diverse backgrounds and perspectives be well served by this course, that students’ learning needs be addressed, and that the diversity that students bring to this class be viewed as a resource, strength and benefit. It is my intent to present materials and activities that are respectful of diversity along multiple dimensions, including ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, disability, age, socioeconomic status, and culture. Your suggestions are encouraged and appreciated. Please let me know ways to improve the effectiveness of the course for you personally or for other students or student groups.

Students with disabilities who need to request accommodations should contact the Disability Resource Center, Edgewater Hall, Suite 255; 678-466-5445;