Systems Theory and Systems Navigation

Course Code: SYSN 5101

Academic Year: 2021-2022

Students investigate the structure of complex systems, with a special emphasis on how parts and people relate to each other and to the whole system. Students focus on the varied ways individuals relate to each other and to their society as a whole, and the effects that established and emerging social practices have on individuals. Using a critical lens, students deconstruct the dynamic interrelations between individuals, families, institutions, and societies in order to identify how a system functions, the potential impacts systems have on people, and strategies that could be employed to influence change within systems.