Lower-Division

CMMU 10 Introduction to Community Activism

Surveys different strategies of community activism including charity, volunteering, labor and community organizing, and recently emerging global activism with goal of demonstrating how certain strategies challenge existing social relations and arrangements while others typically (and often by design) reproduce them.

Credits

5

CMMU 20 Media and Social Movements

From #BlackLivesMatter to #MeToo, from the Women's March on Washington to the March for Our Lives following the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, a new generation of activists is using media to advance social justice goals. From the perspectives of sociology, psychology, and political science, course explores how contemporary activists harness a diverse range of media tools and platforms for social change and how contemporary strategies are rooted in and/or diverge from historical practices of using media to effect social and political change. Defines "media" broadly to include social media and legacy media forms, such as radio, television, and print journalism.

Credits

5

CMMU 30 Numbers and Social Justice

Relates simple lessons of quantitative thinking to topical materials that are accessible and relevant to working for justice and social change. Students learn practical techniques to distinguish credible statistical evidence from misleading statistical claims.

Credits

5

CMMU 93 Field Study

Supervised work in a community-based setting conducted under the guidance of a faculty member. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

CMMU 93F Field Study

Supervised work in a community-based setting conducted under the guidance of a faculty member. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

CMMU 93G Field Study

Supervised work in a community-based setting conducted under the guidance of a faculty member. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

3

CMMU 99 Tutorial

Individual directed study for lower-division undergraduates.

Credits

5

CMMU 99F Tutorial

Individual directed study for lower-division undergraduates.

Credits

2