BSCV - CIVICUS

BSCV181 Civicus Student and the University (1 Credit)

Knowledge and skills designed to utilize CIVICUS to enhance the college experience and preparation for civic engagement.

Restriction: Freshman standing; and must be in the Civicus program.

Credit Only Granted for: BSOS181 or BSCV181.

Formerly: BSOS181.

BSCV182 Civicus and Service-Learning (1 Credit)

Students will examine domestic societal issues and their national, regional, and local dimensions from political, economic, and policy perspectives. Students will work with local direct service non-profit organizations.

Prerequisite: BSCV191 and BSCV181; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in SOCY105.

Restriction: Must be in the Civicus program.

Credit Only Granted for: BSOS182 or BSCV182.

Formerly: BSOS182.

BSCV191 Introduction to Civicus (3 Credits)

An introduction to the social and historical foundations of a civil society. An examination of the roles of individuals, groups, social institutions and community services.

Restriction: Must be in the Civicus program.

Credit Only Granted for: BSCV191 or BSOS191.

Formerly: BSOS191.

BSCV301 Leadership in a Multicultural Society (3 Credits)

A study and application of skills, historical context, theories, and concepts for constructive leadership in a pluralistic, multicultural, and diverse society. Social science methodologies and theories will provide the structure for the study of contemporary social problems, civil society issues, and leadership practices.

Prerequisite: BSCV191, SOCY105, and BSCV181.

Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher.

Credit Only Granted for: BSOS301 or BSCV301.

Formerly: BSOS301.

BSCV302 Civicus Capstone (3 Credits)

Capstone course required for CIVICUS citation. Supervised internship, community service, or research project on civil society topic. Application and continued study of skills and concepts, grounded in the social sciences, relevant to understanding and effectively dealing with contemporary social issues.

Prerequisite: BSCV301.

Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher.

Credit Only Granted for: BSOS302 or BSCV302.

Formerly: BSOS302.

BSCV309 Civicus Seminar (1 Credit)

Review and analysis of contemporary social issues.

Repeatable to: 5 credits if content differs.