RCC 400D Diversity and Culture: Race and Gender in American Culture (3)
This course is designed to help students think in more complex ways about both race and gender in the U.S. through analysis of visual art, music, film, and literature. We will examine each cultural art form from African Americans, Latinas, American Indians, and Asian Americans. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of Distributive Core required
RCC 410E Global Environmental Awareness: Environmental Rhetoric (3)
There are many voices in the environmental movement, but are they ever speaking the same language? “Environmental Rhetoric” explores the values, needs, and persuasive strategies of various communities engaged in environmental debate, and invites you to gain a deeper understanding of how to have your voice heard in this contentious conversation. This course will include guest speakers from across the Front Range, class trips into the community, readings from multiple genres, and applied writing practice. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of Distributive Core required
*Note: This course will have an overnight camping component May 30-31, 2014.
RCC 420J Justice and the Common Good: Fighting for Reform: Irish Playwrights of the 20th Century (3)
The focus of this course will be the dramatic depictions of the Irish struggle for independence and Irish demands for social, political and moral reform, by the Irish playwrights George Bernard Shaw, John Millington Synge, and Sean O’Casey. NOTE: Course runs in Session SEM: May 5-August 22. Trip fee required. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor.
RCC 420J Justice and the Common Good; Drugs and Society (3)
This course explores the philosophical and justice issues around legal and illegal drug use, including personal identity, rationality and free will, excuses and punishment, social effect of drug use and distribution, and the correlation between drug use, mental illness and poverty. Prerequisite: RS 200 or RT 201. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of Distributive Core required
RCC 420J Justice and the Common Good: Gender and Homelessness (3)
This course explores the intersection of homelessness, poverty, and gender. Community-based learning will help students understand the root causes of these issues, and they'll engage in local efforts to respond to homelessness in our community. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of Distributive Core require
RCC 430M Search for Meaning: Living Deliberately (3)
After you graduate, how ought you to live? This course will help you to identify your personal strengths, give you a better understanding of the kind of person you are (and the kind of person you aspire be), and show you how to match your personality to the choices you make as an adult. Prerequisite: Junior Standing or permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of Distributive Core required