Jun 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

HIS 099 Contemporary Issues

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 088  or ESL 152 
3 credits

This course focuses on a discussion and analysis of events in the news. The events selected vary each term but can include international relations, including issues of war, peace, and terrorism; the globalization of the international economy; the role of education in the changing world order; the challenges created by revolutions in 21st-century technology; and state and national government, politics, and elections. Emphasis is placed on developing an appreciation for how contemporary events impact people, especially at the local level. This course is open only to students who are eligible for or are concurrently enrolled in ENG 088 or ESL 152.