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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OLS 134 - Social Change in America

2 CR

Students examine cases of social change to understand how and why change occurs.  Students identify an issue and make a plan to initiate or continue with others toward social change in their community. Course is graded Credit/No Credit.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Program

Course Outcomes
  • Define characteristics of social change
  • Identify the underlying causes and basis for social change
  • Identify the means that various groups take to achieve social change
  • Identify factors that can inhibit social change
  • Compare causes, goals, and outcomes of significant movements in America
  • Apply outcomes of social change movements to personal experiences
  • Compare and discuss accounts and perspectives of people engaged in social change
  • Evaluate local issues and identify ways to perform social change around issues
  • Develop a plan to create change around an identified local issue
  • Organize and carry out a service project around an identified local issue

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