HUM     165

165     HUM 165 – CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN CULTURE (3 Crs) – 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 opposing sides of the same issue as expressed by public leaders, special interest groups and academicians. Lecture 3 hours per week.