HUM - Humanities
CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN CULTURE
Introduces students to selected issues in contemporary American culture. Includes topic areas ranging from welfare reform, economic development, privacy, environmental protection and conservation, evolution vs. creation, to family values, and special interest lobbying in our state and national governments. Focuses on the development of the student's critical thinking skills by analyzing, evaluating, and reflecting on opposite sides of the same issue as expressed by public leaders, special interest groups and academicians. Lecture 3 hours per week.