Knowledge and skills designed to utilize CIVICUS to enhance the college experience and preparation for civic engagement.
Students will examine domestic societal issues and their national, regional, and local dimensions from political, economic, and policy perspectives. Students will work with local direct service non-profit organizations.
An introduction to the social and historical foundations of a civil society. An examination of the roles of individuals, groups, social institutions and community services.munities.
A study and application of skills, historical context, theories, and concepts for constructive leadership in a pluralistic, multicultural, and diverse society. Social science methodologies and theories will provide the structure for the study of contemporary social problems, civil society issues, and leadership practices.
Capstone course required for CIVICUS citation. Supervised internship, community service, or research project on civil society topic. Application and continued study of skills and concepts, grounded in the social sciences, relevant to understanding and effectively dealing with contemporary social issues.