The Certificate in Social justice and Service Learning (Bilingual) expands Spanish students participation in applied Social Sciences work and initiatives, enriching their language proficiency and helping them apply their knowledge of Latino culture, history and politics through professional-like social justice and service learning initiatives. Sociology students will benefit as well thanks to the applied professionalization that the certificate offers.
This interdisciplinary certificate builds on a core course in two departments: one course in Service Learning in the Spanish Department, and another core course in Service Learning applied to the Latino Community offered by the Sociology Department. Additionally, students will choose one elective in the Spanish or Sociology departments.
Create and provide a unique learning experience to empower students with the knowledge, skills, empathy, and understanding of cross-cultural environments. This process will enable students to develop culturally competence practices to make positive changes in the Latino Community,
Prerequisite: SPAN 317 or equivalent