Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JCL 010 - Introduction to Justice, Community and Leadership

Lower Division

This course introduces students to program themes of justice, community and leadership. Through interactive discussions and engaged learning activities, students analyze how communities both shape and are shaped by larger social forces of race, gender, class, sexuality, culture, and the environment. The course gives special emphasis to the theme of social justice in U.S. society exploring possible avenues to create the kind of “Beloved Community” envisioned by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To enhance learning, students are required to complete 20 hours of service-learning with a community-based organization and participate in 6 additional labs (e.g. service at Glide Memorial Church).

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
AD - American Diversity; TCG - The Common Good; CE - Community Engagement

Term Offered
Offered in fall and spring.

Course credits: 1

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