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    Jan 25, 2020  
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HIST 034 - Contemporary World Issues I



5.0 Credits
A study of U.S. foreign policy issues and their impact on other countries. Topics covered may include terrorism, U.S. military involvement, global trade agreements, U.S. defense policy and others. Counts toward high school U.S. History II 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. Apply knowledge of maps, charts, and other geographic tools to understand the spatial arrangement of people, places, resources, and environments on earth’s surface.
  2. Define the purposes and organization of international relationships and how U.S. foreign policy is made.
  3. Identify various historical, social, economic and political issues from selected regions of the world.
  4. Analyze and evaluate various historical, social, economic and political issues from selected regions of the world.
  5. Apply a variety of strategies to communicate information on current international issues to a wide range of audiences.



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