Next Semester's Courses
Summer 2014 Electives
Please consult Dr. Olmsted before registering for any courses not on this elective list.
ICSR 540—COMMUNITY BUILDING SUSTAINABILITY
Prerequisites: ICSR 510, ICSR 520. Direct participation and research in a topic related to sustainable community-building.
ICSR 590—SUSTAINABILITY SYMPOSIUM
Prerequisites: ICSR 510, ICSR 520, ICSR 540, ECON 530, and LEAD 500. Culminating residency requirement for students seeking the Master's in Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities. Includes group site evaluations and concluding symposium.
BA 510 — ADVANCED ORGANIZED BEHAVIOR
Prerequisite: BA 500 or the equivalent. Contemporary theory and research on organizational structure and design that has relevance for practical problems of designing and managing organizations.
GERO 501—PERSPECTIVES IN AGING
Overview of the fundamental theories, issues and concepts in gerontology. Includes individual and societal aging; and disciplinary perspectives of adaptations and changes to aging.
GERO 503—POLICY FOUND AGING SERVICES
Provides students with knowledge of the policy process and the politics of aging. Focuses on aging policy development and analysis by offering insight into relevant aging issues.
GERO 510—CURRENT ISSUES IN AGING
Addresses selected topics in aging presented at an advanced level considered key for gerontology professionals.
GWS 625 - WOMEN & LEADERSHIP
With Dawn Bolton (July term)
Cross-disciplinary study of women leaders, issues of gender, race, class and power in relationship to women leaders and contemporary issues facing women leaders.
ICSR 525—PLACE & THE PROBLEM OF HEALING (Click here for flyer)
A study of place as it relates to environmental and human/animal suffering and healing.
GWS 555—GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES WOMEN
Examination of a range of scholarship done in various disciplines on women's political practices around the world and a comparison of women's experiences cross-culturally.
HIST 530 - AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
With Patricia Minter (May-June term)
Equivalent: HIST 430G. Introduction to graduate-level survey of the struggle for civil rights and social justice in 20th century America.
LEAD 500 - EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP STUDIES
With John Baker (June term)
Prerequisites: Graduate standing or graduate application and completion of the admission process for Graduate Certificate in Leadership Studies. An in-depth investigation of the basics of effective leadership including current and historical leadership theories. Assessment of leadership styles will be a key component.
LEAD 525—LEADERSHIP ETHICS
Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Study of contemporary ethical issues facing leaders with an emphasis on examining and analyzing ethical issues for sound solutions.
SOCL 525—SURVEY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES
Survey of the development and implementation of the criminal justice system and the societal responses that emerged to deal with the social problem of crime.
FACE TO FACE
ENVE 560 — INVESTIGATING AND EVALUATING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES - held on Feb. 8, March 1, and April 26, 2014
GEOG 474G — ENVIROMENTAL PLANNING
PH 584— PRICIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
SWRK 530—FOUNDATIONS SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY
SWRK 630—RURAL WELFARE POLICY
(Note: Always check TopNet for actual course offerings. Other courses may be considered with prior advisor approval required.)
*This is a preliminary list. Please check back for updates.