Global Challenges Courses

UNIV 201: An Instructor Perspective 

Calling all instructors! Are you interested in teaching the UNIV 201 course? Hear from our current instructors.

The first-year experience at the University of Calgary is changing! Take the lead in exploring complex global issues, ask important questions, and solve problems that mean something to you in one of the University of Calgary's most exciting new undergraduate courses.


UNIV 203: Global Challenges Inquiry I 

Coordinated through the CDCI is a unique course that allows undergraduates to engage with University of Calgary experts to explore some of the world’s most complex and meaningful challenges from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will learn valuable knowledge and research methods from a range of disciplines including arts, science, business, engineering and humanities, to develop critical and systems thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication skills. The topic for the fall 2017/2018 academic year is Feeding 9 Billion People.


UNIV 203: Global Challenges Inquiry II 

Global Challenges Inquiry I is the prerequisite to this course. Students will have the exciting opportunity to continue to engage in inquiry-based learning. Exploring solutions to a complex, socially relevant problem using knowledge, evidence, and methods from multiple disciplines, in a highly supported environment.  The aim is to connect students with members in the community to create ideas and innovations that tackle complex issues, bridging arts, sciences, engineering, and business.


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