Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PA 413U Civic Engagement: The Role of Individuals

This course provides an overview of the role of the individual in civic engagement processes. Students will develop an understanding of the variety and forms of engagement processes in which individuals participate within local and national governments and public organizations. The course focuses on developing students’ ability to critically analyze a variety of civic engagement processes and understand the consequences, limitations, opportunities, and benefits of these various processes. Students will examine whether individuals have equal opportunities to engage in political and social decision-making structures, and how they serve as change agents to address social injustice.




Prerequisites: PA 311, 312 or 313.
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