HIST120W
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Contemporary World Issues explores the complex interactions between nations and peoples in today’s world. This course provides historical background to broach a number of contemporary global issues. Given that these contemporary issues have political, ethical, economic, social, historic, and geographic ramifications, this course engages students in critical, thoughtful analysis. Topics may include energy, race, ethnicity, religion, economics, global trade, environmental issues, current political climates, civil and human rights, scientific and technological advances, conflicts, and terrorism. (Prerequisite: ENGL120W strongly recommended)