Social Justice: Navigating Cultural Competence in the 21st Century

Social Justice: Navigating Cultural Competence in the 21st Century, is an 18-week discussion course for enrolled students only. Students will engage with multimedia ranging from videos, social media, articles, graphics, and many other tools to explore and discuss a range of social justice issues. Students will also explore and discuss the historical and modern perspective while connecting the intersections of race, class, gender, culture, religion, and many other challenging issues erupting in the U.S. and the world today. Students will also be exposed to unique illustrations and connections to social justice through art, the discussion of “place,” and other subtopics. This 0.5 credit course is synchronous and students are required to log on at a specified time once each week.

Why take this course?

  • Strengthen your critical thinking, questioning skills, and self-reflection while engaging with your peers and using other tools like social media.
  • Experience in a safe space to engage and “practice” discussion about tough issues.
  • Expand and gain global perspective on tough issues regarding economics, politics, and social rights.