Contemporary Global Issues

HST 6502 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Investigates historical events by looking at contemporary issues in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Focuses on the peoples in these regions and their efforts to take control of these events in their communities. Considers the changing definition of communities as people seek to solve problems relating to access to adequate food, healthcare, and other of life’s necessities. Explores strategies that these populations have used to overcome unfair systems that have led to injustice, overpopulation, and political corruption.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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