PSJ 205 Movements & Commnty Organizing

Prerequisite: GSTR 110

A study of the theory and practice of global activism for peace and social justice. Students will study social movement theory and significant nonviolent movements of the 20th and 21st centuries, including such movements as the Indian movement for self-rule led by Mahatma Gandhi, the American Civil Rights Movement, and the Anti-Apartheid Movement in South Africa. Students will also acquire practical skills in community organizing and movement-building, such as effective advocacy, strategic analysis, and facilitation. The course includes an active learning experience in which students apply what they have learned to an activist project with a local community organization or on-campus. Active Learning Experience.


1 Course Credit