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Course Description:

Contemporary Global Social Issues explores various social problems that cross national boundaries and their effects on society. This course begins by examining the definitions of social problems and globalization. Students then investigate a number of issues that have a global scope including sovereignty, food production, militarized conflicts, human rights, global climate change, transnational migration and work, and transnational social movements.

Prerequisites: at least one course in the discipline of a social science concentration. Upper level college reading and writing skills.

NOTE: Effective Spring 2018, this course no longer meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.

This online course is offered through Online 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) : Spring 1. Summer. Fall 1.

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