Beyond the Classroom Seminar I: Civic Engagement and Social Change in a Global Context
Develops and applies the concept of civic engagement and strategies for enhancing civic engagement and advancing social justice in different contexts (global to local; multi-cultural). Develop students' leadership capacities and skills for fostering civil discourse and effective professional practices in the nonprofit and civil society sector. Students identify the key civic values, attitudes and expectations that motivate them personally as well as others to engage in civic action and leadership. Students prepare professional portfolios in preparation of a semester-long internship.