May 25, 2018  
2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
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SSC* K210 - World Issues °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prerequisite: Any 100-level Social Science course, or permission of the instructor.
This course surveys social issues confronting the people of the U.S. and other nations due to ever- increasing global interdependence. Topics vary from semester to semester depending on current concerns and interests. Topics often covered include: the impact of economic globalization on jobs and communities, the role of the U.S. military in the world, the international drug trade, changing immigration patterns, the globalization of hate groups, environmental destruction, population growth, global health issues, the survival of indigenous peoples, and women’s rights as human rights. Attention is paid both to the underlying social patterns giving rise to world problems, and to solutions proposed by actors on the world scene, including elites, grassroots movements, and international organizations such as the UN. Course fulfills International/Intercultural Requirement.



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