PPS 081FCS.02 – HUMANITARIAN CHALLENGES AT HOME
This course will investigate human rights issues within the United States . Among the topics the course will cover are: high rates of incarceration of African American males; violations of the civil rights of gays and lesbians, wealth and income disparities; the political and social status of recent immigrants; and questions about the treatment of war on terrorism detainees. Students will read books and articles in preparation for class discussion; complete short written assignments throughout the semester; keep an online scrapbooks of assorted media dealing with human rights issues in the United States ; and participate in online discussions on BLACKBOARD.
[Areas of Knowledge: SS; Inquiries/Competencies: EI] PERMISSION REQUIRED