About This Course
This course serves as the introductory course for students in the Master of Professional Studies in Civic Engagement. Students will be introduced to graduate-level inquiry to augment critical thinking skills that frame applied professional and disciplinary practice. Students will grapple with real-world problems and topical content, engaging with relevant scholarship, readings, and disciplinary methodologies. In doing so, they will gain proficiency in critical thinking, community processes, and cultural competency in collaboration with their peers. Students will also develop skills to be change-agent leaders. This course offers students unique opportunities to engage in cross-disciplinary partnerships and creative problem-solving simulating real-world situations.