Current Issues and Solutions

This course would focus on current issues facing the country and the world. Students would study these topics through research and gain an understanding of the issues facing society today. In addition to the identification of the problems, this class would also focus on finding possible solutions to these problems. These issues would be explored through guided research and debate and the expectation would be more than current event reports. The purpose of this class is to prepare upperclassmen for the issues that will face their generation and to prepare them for the rigors of involvement in a democracy. Issues to be examined include the media, climate change, social issues, government, global conflict and the U.S., crisis of information, technology, health care, poverty, and education