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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CAS 4030 - Advocacy and Social Justice

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CAS 1010 or permission of instructor

Description: In this course, students examine social advocacy from the communication perspective. Emphasis is placed on communication styles and the premises associated with a social justice sensibility, informed by communication theory and applied communication practices. Students identify a social justice problem in the local community, design an intervention, and engage the community with various communication strategies and techniques. The class combines classroom instruction with coordinated, integrated, and structured volunteer service.

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