Civic and Global Leadership (CIVC)

CIVC 100     Introduction to Civic and Global Leadership  (4)

An interdisciplinary examination of the theoretical and analytical tools essential for an understanding of civic engagement and leadership. Topics focus on typical problems faced in the context of community change, including, but not limited to, framing social issues; qualitative and quantitative field research methods; socioeconomic, cultural, political, and global structures underlying poverty; the social change model of leadership development; human capabilities perspective; and cross-cultural communication. Open only to students pursuing curricular certificates in civic and global leadership.

CIVC 400     Civic and Global Leadership Capstone  (4)

Integrating theory, methods, and analytical tools central to academic approaches to civic engagement and leadership with their concentration coursework, students in this seminar work with faculty and site supervisors to design and complete a semester-long research project to address a specific problem that emerged during the course of their practicum experiences. Restricted to students pursuing the certificate in civic and global leadership. Open only to students pursuing curricular certificates in civic and global leadership. Prerequisite: CIVC 100.