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Diversity & Community Studies (DCS)

DCS 300    Public Problem Solving    3 Hours

Investigation of historical perspectives and theoretical dimensions of public problem solving with attention to the development of collective power, capacities, and responsibilities. Colonnade/Statewide General Education Code K-SY

Prerequisite(s): 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021

DCS 360    Place, Community, and Resilience    3 Hours

Exploration of the multidisciplinary interconnections of place, identity, and sense of place within organizational and community structures, with attention to the ways systems bounce back under unexpected social and environmental crises. Colonnade/Statewide General Education Code K-SC

Prerequisite(s): 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

DCS 363    Narrative, Discourse, and Prison Systems    3 Hours

An examination of the ways that prison systems shape self and community through narrative and social theory. Colonnade/Statewide General Education Code K-SY

Prerequisite(s): 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020

DCS 399    Special Topics in Diversity & Community Studies    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 9 hrs)

A detailed study of a specialized topic, for students in the Diversity & Community Studies major.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

DCS 400    Capstone in Diversity & Community Studies    3 Hours

A senior capstone experience synthesizing learning and assessing the field of study for diversity & community studies majors. Includes an exploration of career and graduate study opportunities as well as intensive research and analysis within a single area of diversity & community studies.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Freshman, Junior or Sophomore may not enroll.

Enrollment is limited to students in Diversity Community Studies (631)

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2020

DCS 495    Directed Study in Diversity & Community Studies    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Supervised individual study and/or field-based experience in a topic of particular relevance to the major in Diversity & Community Studies. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020