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NEWS: FACT OR FICTION? (HIS-243504)

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Course Description:


Become more informed about and develop your ability to analyze contemporary issues, problems, controversies, questions and topics of national and international significance from the historical perspective. The New York Times online is required reading and will serve as one vehicle for monitoring the news; other online sources, print publications and radio and television broadcast news are also used.

Note: This writing and research course requires ready access to library resources, in person and/or through the Internet.

Important Note: this course was renamed effective the March 2012 term and was formerly offered as News in Historical Perspective. Students who have successfully completed 243504 should not enroll in this course.

Prerequisites: 6 credits in college level history courses.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Jan. May. Sep.

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