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MINE 472 - World Mineral Economics

(3 units) CO11, CO13
Minerals in world affairs. Interdependence of nations on minerals and the economic and political problems caused by their unequal geographic distribution and divided political control.

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. analyze ways in which cultural groups differ and how such differences position them in relation to one another, particularly in the context of disparate mineral endowments.
2. contextualize and discuss current events and experiences in relation to historical developments in mining and metallurgy and current global contexts.
3. make connections between and apply theories from major and general education coursework to analyze how history, culture, and attitudes affect the development and economics of mineral resources within nations.
4. evaluate evidence and arguments used in information sources to summarize current thought on topics in world mineral economics, and produce well-supported written essays that thoroughly and respectfully consider alternative viewpoints.


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