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Madison Metropolitan School District

Contemporary World Issues


Speed and change are crashing into the 21st-century with resulting problems you better be able to navigate! This course will explore global issues, and emphasize finding solutions for stability, justice, sustainability, and well being. Develop your modern world perspectives with topics such as international relations, culture, globalization, energy, climate change, organized crime, war, human rights, drugs, and wealth. Students decide topics for the second half of the course.

  • Recommended Grades: 11-12
  • Course Number: SOC6065
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Note: Elective; Meets Requirement for Global Scholars Program (GSP)