Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Global Issues/Social Science

 Title Abbreviation:   GLOBAL ISSUE/SOC SCIENCE

 Department:    SOSC

 Course #:    100

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    451101

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Contemporary global issues such as population, food, energy, human rights, military arms and security, and environment.


Prerequisite: ENGL 099 with a "C" or higher (or placement into ENGL& 101).

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Social Sciences  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of contemporary global issues through completion of examinations, discussions, projects, research papers, book reviews, etc., as directed by the instructor
  2. SOCIAL SCIENCES: Explain the variables that influence the structure of cultures and societies.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Global issues defined
  2. Population issues
  3. Food
  4. Energy
  5. Human rights
  6. Military arms
  7. Security issues
  8. Environmental issues
  9. Conservation issues