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Current World Issues & Politics

Current World Issues & Politics

Social Studies

With a strong emphasis in critical thinking skills, students explore current events. Topics include human rights, civic action and responsibility, environmental issues, globalization and the economy, politics and government, social problems both local and global, and other timely topics. Students learn about logic, and faulty logic, and how to analyze various media for engaging in propaganda and faulty logic. Newspapers, magazines, television, the Internet, and other media will be utilized.

Details:
- Available as Honors
- Meets NCAA requirements
- Silver enrollment eligible
Prerequisites: 
Junior or Senior standing; Senior standing recommended; U.S. History and World History
Duration: 
1 Semester