This focal study aims to encourage students to think about social issues and engage with the community through creative projects. Students will have a theoretical background on contemporary social and political issues and will be empowered to do creative work that will explore social activism.
Instructions for Focal Study 27
Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.
Complete one course from the first cluster and two courses from the second cluster.
|First Cluster (complete 1 course)|
|APTH/GSS 212||Theatre for Gender Equity||2 credits|
|APTH/ENV 385||Eco-Theatre: Community & Performance||4 credits|
|ARTST 228||Photography I||2 credits|
|ARTST/ENV 246||Eco-Art I||4 credits|
|ENGW 206||Writing Poetry||4 credits|
|ENGW 209||Creative Nonfiction||4 credits|
|MEDA 153/353||Video Community Engagement||4 credits|
|MEDA 302||Documentary Studies and Practice||4 credits|
|SOCWK 301||Macro Social Work Practice||4 credits|
|Second Cluster (complete 2 courses)|
|ANTH 202||Film, Text, and Culture||4 credits|
|ENGL 220||Literature and Human Concerns||2-4 credits|
|GSS 201||Introduction to Gender & Sexuality Studies||4 credits|
|PHIL/PSJ 202||Ethics and Society||4 credits|
|POLS/PSJ 321||Protest, Dissent and Social Change||4 credits|
|PSJ 101||Introduction to Peace and Social Justice||4 credits|
|PSY 314||Memory and Mind||4 credits|
|SOC 102||Social Problems||4 credits|