Areas of Inquiry: Contemporary Challenges [CCD], [CCO] (6 credits)
Students must take two degree credit-bearing courses and meet both CCD and CCO. For students who entered spring 2019 or earlier [CCD]/[CCO] courses will fulfill Contemporary Challenges [CC].
Diversities and Social Inequalities [CCD] (3 credits)
Students take one degree credit-bearing course (at least 3 credits) and meet at least one goal.
- Analyze the degree to which forms of human differences and stratifications among social groups shape individual and group experiences of, and perspectives on, contemporary issues. Such differences and stratifications may include race, language, religion, ethnicity, country of origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, economic status, abilities, or other social distinctions and their intersections.
- Analyze contemporary social justice issues and unbalanced social power systems.
Our Common Future [CCO] (3 credits)
Students must take one degree credit-bearing course that meets one or both of these goals
- Analyze a contemporary global issue from a multi-disciplinary perspective.
- Analyze the relationship that science and technology have to a contemporary social issue.