2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2019  
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HIST 049 - Current Issues in the Pacific Northwest



5.0 Credits
Exploration of current political, environmental, social and economic issues impacting the Pacific Northwest. Includes study of the Washington State Constitution. Counts toward Washington State History and/or Contemporary World Problems credit. S/U grade option.
Prerequisite Departmental advising required.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Examine major ideas, themes, developments, turning points, chronology, and cause-and-effect relationships in the Pacific Northwest.
  2. Connect patterns of habitation in the Pacific Northwest to geographic characteristics and global events.
  3. Compare and contrast multiple perspectives and different interpretations of the development of the Pacific Northwest.
  4. Examine current environmental and political issues in the Pacific Northwest.
  5. Describe the purpose and key functions of state and local government.



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