BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Current Events



$ 156.00

Instructor: Johanna Williams
Credits: 0.50

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This course investigates what is happening in the world today, including significant events, behind-the-scenes causes, who's who, and future trends. It teaches students how to effectively gather accurate information by studying primary sources.

Course Content:

Unit 1: Basic News Terms and Bibliography
Unit 2: Basic Geography of Current Events
Unit 3: An Economic Understanding of the News
Unit 4: World Affairs and the Environment
Unit 5: National and State Government Issues
Unit 6: Local Government Issues

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.