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Jerelyn A. Resnick
B CUSP 115
Bothell Campus

Discovery Core II: Individuals and Society

Addresses an important social issue through an interdisciplinary perspective, continues to build creative and critical skills, and focuses on the relationship between the individual and society. Offered: W.

Class description

In this course, we will explore approaches currently being used to produce directed social change, such as microcredit, community partnerships, alternate economies and social entrepreneurship. We will begin with an examination of local and global poverty, and then students will identify an area of change for further research. This course will help you explore how you can bring about social change.

Student learning goals

Critically explore approaches to addressing selected social problems

Analyze how social change occurs, for both individuals and communities

Identify personal strengths, values, and interests and how you might engage with a social change project

Continue to work on interdisciplinary learning, writing and the CUSP goals of Critical and Creative Inquiry and Ethics and Social Responsibility

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jerelyn A. Resnick
Date: 12/01/2008