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

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OLS 136 - Citizenship

2 CR

Students examine and debate core democratic values, compare and contrast the organization of governments of multiple countries, examine and observe laws and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, and analyze the multiple histories, cultures, perspectives, contributions and/or struggles of various peoples, with a focus on people with disabilities. Course is graded Credit/No Credit.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Program

Course Outcomes
  • Describe how foundational U.S. documents guide our government and citizenshi
  • Discuss current cultural and environmental issues that affect the point of view of a citizen
  • Explain the general process of how laws are made and enforced
  • Discuss how the voting process contributes to the greater community
  • Explain the evolution of the Rights of U.S. Citizens (e.g. religion, race and color of skin, gender, and disabilities)
  • Create and present a team project that connects freedom for all and freedom in one’s personal life
  • Plan and complete a short field experience giving back to the community as an act of citizenship
  • Present opinion on a relevant community issue within the student’s immediate community

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