Jun 16, 2019  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYSP 114 - Know Your Place: Civic Humanism and Community Engagement


Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, WINT

This introduction to the history, methods, and ethics of working reciprocally within communities emphasizes the humanities as a vehicle for active citizenship. Through experiential and reflective learning about local community-based initiatives focused on issues such as poverty and environmental challenges, students will situate these efforts in historical, national, and global contexts. The course is taught in connection with a community-based learning course at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Students in this course will be given priority consideration to participate in a winter trip to Hong Kong to engage directly with the projects they will study comparatively during the fall semester. Field trips required.

Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: T. Boster

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes


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