POL1150: Contemporary Issues

Area of Study
Credits 4.0
The course explores a series of public policy topics ranging from the economy, defense and security, individual rights, health care, immigration, energy and the environment. Students will develop critical thinking skills and gain an in-depth understanding of the historical background of selected policy topics. Students will develop the skills necessary for viewing and grasping policy topics from multiple perspectives, learn how to evaluate, synthesize, and debate policy issues, and become civically engaged and informed citizens.