Civic Engagement Leadership

Civic Engagement Leadership
Promote leadership in civic engagement through discussion of community involvement and public service, lectures from external speakers, and development of a hands-on project involving some form of public service.
FHSS
400
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFHSS 200; or instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining FHSS 400
Course Outcomes

Service

Educate students on the value of public engagement and service.

Leadership

Train students to become leaders in public service and positive "change agents" in their nations and communities.

Knowledge

Help students understand how academic research on civic engagement helps explain why people become engaged, how civic engagement organizations have adapted to changing conditions, the role of various social factors in civic engagement (income, education, religion, race, gender, etc.), and the effects of civic engagement on individuals and organizations.

Experience

Provide models for public engagement and service among faculty, fellow students, and campus visitors with experience and expertise in various facets of civic engagement.