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HSC 038
Civics and Current World Problems


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

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Lecture Hours:50


Description
The course explores a variety of cultural, social, economic and environmental issues in a contemporary world context. Students will examine contemporary human rights issues around the world. Global links are a central theme, as we evaluate how issues elsewhere manifest at home.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Analyze human rights issues in a world context.
  • Evaluate environmental issues that link the United States with the world.
  • Identify and assess how we influence and are influenced by the global economy.
  • Practice civic action and responsibility.

  • Course Topics
  • Unit 1: Understanding Our Point of View.
  • Unit 2: The Middle East: Arab Spring.
  • Unit 3: China: Economy and Human Rights.
  • Unit 4: Migration and Immigration: Africa and the United States.
  • Unit 5: Economy and Environment Case Study: Pacific Northwest Coal Exports.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HSC 038
    Fall 2009
    1261
    Gary Benefiel
    HSC 038
    Fall 2009
    1244
    Keith Michels
    HSC 038
    Winter 2009
    1240
    Gary Benefiel
    HSC 038
    Fall 2007
    6439
    Billie Havens
    HSC 038
    Spring 2007
    6439
    Billie Havens


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.