Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

PA 311U Introduction to Civic Engagement

This course examines the concept of civic engagement by exploring how relationships are strengthened and communication is nurtured among members of society, and how this contributes to a civic identity that promotes socially conscious thought and action. The course will examine the values, skills and actions that contribute to a sense of civic identity through assigned readings, lectures, discussions, group activities, and self-reflection. A central goal of this course is to help students prepare for a lifetime of responsible citizenship and civic engagement. This course includes a community-based learning project.


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