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Course Level
Units
CLTE 80A
Introduction to University Discourse: Social Justice and Community
Lower Division
5 units
Explores rhetorical principles and conventions of university discourse and provides intensive practice in analytical writing, critical reading, and speaking. Examines social justice issues; topics include racism, sexism, and other forms of prejudice and discrimination; poverty and welfare; civil liberties; and community involvement and citizenship. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 80B. Enrollment restricted to first-year college members who have not satisfied the C1 requirement. Enrollment limited to 22. (General Education Code(s): T3-Social Sciences, C1.)
CLTE 80B
Rhetoric and Inquiry: Social Justice and Community
Lower Division
5 units
Explores the intersection of investigation, interpretation, and persuasion and refines strategies for writing, research, and speaking. Examines social justice issues; topics include racism, sexism, and other forms of prejudice and discrimination; poverty and welfare; civil liberties; and community involvement and citizenship. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 80A. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and C1 requirements. Enrollment restricted to first-year college members. Enrollment limited to 22. (General Education Code(s): T3-Social Sciences, C2.)
CLTE 80C
Introduction to University Discourse: Social Justice and Community Writing Intensive 1
Lower Division
5 units
Explores rhetorical principles and conventions of university discourse and provides intensive practice in analytical writing, critical reading, and speaking. Examines social justice issues. Topics include: racism, sexism, and other forms of prejudice and discrimination; poverty and welfare; civil liberties; and community involvement and citizenship. More writing-intensive than 80A; prerequisite to 80D. Enrollment restricted to first-year college members who have not satisfied the Entry Level Writing and C1 requirement and who scored a 5 or lower on the AWPE (Analytical Writing and Placement Exam). Enrollment limited to 22.
CLTE 80D
Introduction to University Discourse: Social Justice and Community Writing Intensive 2
Lower Division
5 units
Continues to provide practice in analytical writing, critical reading, and speaking, and to examine social justice issues. Prerequisite(s): course 80C. Enrollment restricted to first-year college members who have not satisfied the C1 requirement. Enrollment limited to 22. (General Education Code(s): C1.)
CLTE 80F
Social Justice and Community
Lower Division
2 units
Develops each student's ability to explore their own creative output in order to convey their background, experiences, and perspectives, as well as to inspire community dialogue around social justice. Enrollment is restricted to first-year College Ten students who have been placed in the Multilingual Curriculum. Enrollment limited to 25.
CLTE 80L
College Ten Core Film Course
Lower Division
2 units
Complements the College Ten core course. The films and readings explore the theme of Social Justice and Community, and follow the core course syllabus. Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in course 80A, 80B, or 80C. Enrollment restricted to first-year college members.
CLTE 85
Social Justice Issues Workshop
Lower Division
2 units
Series of presentations, films, and workshops that address personal and cultural identity and examine social, cultural, political, environmental, and other justice concerns. Enrollment restricted to College Ten members during priority enrollment only. Enrollment limited to 20.
CLTE 86
College Leadership Development
Lower Division
2 units
Students newly appointed into leadership positions at College Ten explore the concept of leadership relating to the college's theme of Social Justice and Community. Prerequisite(s): current College Ten student leader; permission of instructor.
CLTE 91
Introduction to Nuclear Policy
Lower Division
2 units
Introduces the key aspects of nuclear policy. Examines issues associated with nuclear weapons and civil nuclear power and the interplay between the two with regards to proliferation. Presentations will be given by guest speakers. Enrollment limited to 50. May be repeated for credit.
CLTE 92
Social Justice Issues Colloquium
Lower Division
1 units
Weekly colloquium on social justice issues with a different topical focus each quarter. Presentations by UCSC faculty and invited speakers. Students must attend class, read an assigned article or book chapter(s) on the week's topic, and write a one-page synopsis. May be repeated for credit.
CLTE 95
Social Justice and Nonviolent Communication (Rumi's Field Living-Learning Community)
Lower Division
1 units
Rumi's Field Nonviolent Communication Living-Learning Community operates in a spirit of cooperation, compassion, and goodwill. Students living on Rumi's Field enroll in this course in fall to explore the relevance of nonviolence to the pursuit of social justice. Restricted to residents of the Rumi's Field. (Formerly Nonviolent Communication [Living-Learning Community]) Enrollment limited to 25. May be repeated for credit.
CLTE 98
Alternative Spring Break
Lower Division
2 units
Provides students with the opportunity to conduct service-learning work in a local Santa Cruz community over spring break. There are four preliminary class meetings in the winter quarter. Winter meeting attendance is required. Enrollment by interview only. Enrollment restricted to College Nine and College Ten members. (General Education Code(s): PR-S.)
CLTE 105
The Making and Influencing of Environmental Policy
Upper Division
5 units
Explores how environmental policy is made and influenced. Students learn about key contemporary environmental issues and the forces at play in determining environmental policy outcomes. Focuses on skills that enable citizens to impact environmental policy. (Formerly The Making and Influencing of Nuclear Policy.) Enrollment restricted to sophomore, junior, and seniors. Enrollment limited to 35. (General Education Code(s): PE-E.)
CLTE 106
Expressive Arts for Social Justice
Upper Division
2 units
Students explore their own creative output in order to inspire community dialogue around social justice issues. Open to those who identify as artists as well as those who do not. Interested students must attend an information session and commit to expectations. Preference is given to College Nine and College Ten members. (General Education Code(s): PR-C.)
CLTE 110
Service Learning Field Study (Esprit de Corps)
Upper Division
5 units
Provides college members the opportunity to apply their academic learning in a practical setting in the community. Students earn academic credit by volunteering in a non-profit agency or school for approximately 12 hours per week. Students supervised by a professional on site. Students attend a weekly class, complete readings, listen to local leaders from the community, reflect upon their experiences with fellow students, and submit a final project related to their service learning placement. Taught concurrently with course 110B. Enrollment by instructor consent. Enrollment restricted to sophomore, junior, and senior College Nine and College Ten members. Students must attend an informational session to enroll. Contact: aasher@ucsc.edu for more information. Enrollment limited to 22. May be repeated for credit. (General Education Code(s): PR-S.)
CLTE 110B
Service Learning Field Study (Esprit de Corps)
Upper Division
2 units
Provides college members the opportunity to apply their academic learning in a practical setting in the community. Students earn academic credit by volunteering in a non-profit agency or school for approximately three hours per week. Students supervised by a professional on site. Students attend a weekly class, complete readings, listen to local leaders from the community, reflect upon their experiences with fellow students, and submit a final project related to their service learning placement. Taught concurrently with course 110. Enrollment by instructor consent. Enrollment restricted to sophomore, junior, and senior College Nine and College Ten members. Students must attend an informational session to enroll. Contact: aasher@ucsc.edu for more information. Enrollment limited to 22. May be repeated for credit. (General Education Code(s): PR-S.)
CLTE 115
Research Methods for Social Justice
Upper Division
2 units
Fosters a deeper intellectual engagement with the theme of College Ten through the design and implementation of community-based research projects developed in close consultation with community partners. Students gain methodological, teamwork, and critical-thinking skills while furthering social justice. Prerequisite(s): College Nine 85, or College Ten 85, or equivalent. Enrollment is restricted to College Nine and College Ten members and by permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to 20. May be repeated for credit. (General Education Code(s): PR-S.)
CLTE 120
Practical Activism Conference Planning and Development
Upper Division
2 units
Offers an applied experience of collaborative planning, production, and leadership. Students plan workshops and other event components; conduct outreach and publicity; and address all aspects of educational event planning. Enrollment restricted to members of the spring volunteer Practical Activism planning group. Enrollment by permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit. (General Education Code(s): PR-E.)
CLTE 135
Social Justice, Institutions, and Power
Upper Division
5 units
Course facilitates critical analysis of cultural and political institutions that shape identity-related struggles including LGBTQ+ issues, religious freedom, class inequality, and race and ethnicity. Uses an interdisciplinary approach to focus on analysis and activism, culminating in a class project to disseminate knowledge and promote activism. Prerequisite(s): College Ten 85, or College Nine 85, or equivalent. Enrollment restricted to junior and senior College Ten and College Nine members. Enrollment limited to 30. Satisfies American History and Institutions Requirement.
CLTE 191
Teaching Social Justice
Upper Division
5 units
Undergraduates at upper-division level participate in teaching discussion groups for College Ten 85 (W). Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor: essay describing interest in becoming course assistant, copies of evaluations, and letter of recommendation from faculty member and/or college staff member. Enrollment restricted to College Ten juniors and seniors.