Gateway course: Border Crossing
Creating change is hard. Border Crossing serves as an introduction to a leadership framework for crafting social change. The course focuses on historic and contemporary examples of civic engagement and social change. The final section of the course is dedicated to training in basic research methods: learning about community based and ethical conduct of research, the process of applying for and obtaining IRB approval etc. Projects are guided by the students’ creativity and curiosity and formed in partnership with community partners.