Understand how the world works—the issues, the forces, the actors, and how they interact to influence events that affect you.
The growing interconnectedness of the world has both benefits and drawbacks.
Reducing threats is a major challenge for both governments and citizens.
Preventing the spread of nuclear weapons presents an enormous challenge.
Climate change poses an extraordinary threat to the planet and its inhabitants.
More than 250 million people are moving around the world for different reasons, influencing the world’s economies, cultures, and politics.
Cyberspace and Cybersecurity
The internet has radically changed the relationships among citizens, governments, and businesses.
Despite medical advances, new health threats are emerging around the world.
As trade becomes increasingly globalized, new partnerships and disputes emerge.
Monetary Policy and Currencies
Policies used to influence the amount of money in the economy directly affect us all.
Each module has a companion teaching resource, which can be used in its entirety or piecemeal. Depending on the level of student in your class, you may want to use the difficult essay question and reading, or rely on the more basic reading and classroom exercises.