Elective Courses

Sample Leadership Elective Courses

BUSI 310 - Leading People in Organizations

COMP 301 - Ethics and Accountability in Computer Science

ENGI 140 - Engineering Leadership Development

ENGI 315 - Leading Teams and Innovation

ENGI 320 - Ethics and Engineering Leadership

FWIS 175 - Entrepreneurial Leadership

LEAD 102 - Introduction to Civic Leadership

LEAD/POLI 260 - Advocating for Change

LEAD 301 - Historical and Intellectual Foundations of Leadership

LEAD 309 - Leadership: Theory to Practice

LEAD 311 - Leadership and Creativity (1 Cr.)

LEAD 313 - Entrepreneurial Leadership (2 Cr.)

LEAD 321 - Leadership Communication

LEAD 325 - Applied Leadership: Power; Influence, And Persuasion

LEAD 330 - Leadership in Higher Education (1cr.)

LEAD 333 - Stem Outreach: Intro to Civic Science

LEAD 340 - Philanthropy in Theory and Action

LEAD 545 - Structured Problem Solving: How to Effectively and Efficiently Solve Complex Problems

NAVA 203 - Leadership and Management I

NSCI 399 - Medical Professionalism and Observership

PHIL 306 - Ethics


Sample Social Issues Elective Courses :

Note: New courses are consistently being added that address social issues, thus this is not an exhaustive list. If you have identified a social issue course not listed here, you will have the opportunity to submit the syllabus for review and potentially have it added to the list of qualifying elective courses.

ANTH 332 - The Social Life of Clean Energy

ANTH 344 - City/Culture

ANTH 354 / SWGS 353 - Illness, Disability and the Gendered Body

ANTH 358 - The Fourth World: Issues of Indigenous People

ARCH 313 - Case Studies in Sustainable Design

ARCH 455 - Housing and Urban Programs: Issues in Policy

ASIA 329 - Human Development in Global and Local Communities

ASIA 387 - Asian American Contemporary Communities

BUSI 464 - Social Entrepreneurship

CEVE 302 - Sustainable Design

CEVE 307 - Energy and The Environment

CEVE 406/ENST 406 - Introduction to Environmental Law

CHBE 281 - Engineering Sustainable Communities

EBIO 204 - Environmental Sustainability: Design & Practice of Community Agriculture (1 Cr.)

ECON 432 - Political Economy

ECON 450 - World Economics of Social Development

ECON 460 - International Development: Finance, Trade, Foreign Investment, And Foreign Aid

ECON 461 - Urban Economics

ECON 462 - Economics of Human Capital

ECON 479 - Economics Modeling and Public Policy

ECON 480 - Environmental Economics

ECON 481 - Health Economics

ECON 482 - Social Welfare and Distributive Justice

EDUC 202 - Contemporary Issues in Education

EDUC 335 - Urban Education: Issues, Policy, And Practice

EDUC 350 - Education Policy: From Legislatures to Classrooms

ELEC 419 - Innovation Lab for Mobile Health

ENGI 302 - Sustainable Design

ENGL 273 - Medicine & Media

ENGL 278 - Medicine in The Age of Networked Intelligence

ENGL 367 - Literature and Culture of The Us-Mexico Borderlands

ENGL 371 - Survey of Chicano/A Literature

ENGL 382/SWGS 380 - Feminist Theory: Environments

ENST 100/ARCH 105 - Environment, Culture, And Society

ENST 204 - Environmental Sustainability: Design and Practice of Community Agriculture

ENST 312 - Environmental Battles in the 21st Century: Houston As Microcosm

ENST 332 - The Social Life of Clean Energy

FWIS 113 - Race, Policy, and Racial Change in America

GLHT 201 - Bioengineering and World Health

HEAL 222 - Principles of Public and Community Health

HEAL 360 - Violence in America: A Public Health Perspective

HEAL 380 - Disparities in Health in America 

HEAL 460 - Planning and Evaluation of Health Promotion and Education

HIST 268 - Modern Slavery

HIST 328 - Poverty and Social Justice in Latin America

HIST 421 - Race, Education and Society in The Urban South

HIST 455 - The History of Human Rights

HUMA 202 - Culture, Energy, And the Environment:  An Introduction to Energy Humanities

HUMA 280 - Poverty, Justice and Human Capabilities

HUMA 320 - From Physics Labs to Oil Futures:  Social Studies of Energy

LASR 375 - Latina And African American Women's Activism in The Urban Metropolis

LASR 376 - Chicana And Latina Immigrant Experience

PHIL 204 - Philosophical Challenges and Engineering Applications of Stem Cells

PHIL 315 - Ethics, Medicine, And Public Policy

PJHC 371 - Poverty, Justice, Capabilities

PJHC 394 - Human Development in Global and Local Communities

POLI 250 - International Political Economy of Gender

POLI 315 - Elections and Voting Behavior

POLI 320 - The Legal Framework of Religious Tolerance

POLI 328 - Latino Politics in the US

POLI 362 - Comparative Urban Politics and Policy

POST 300 - Public Policy Planning, Management and Advocacy

POST 353 - The Social Dynamics of London: Contemporary Issues Through Service Learning

POST 420 - Health Care: Competition & Managed Care

PSYC 331/SWGS 331 - Psychology of Gender

PSYC 341 - Human-Computer Interaction

PSYC 345 - Health Psychology

PSYC 435 - Pollution and Psychological Development

RELI 216 - Religion and Black Lives Matter

RELI 345 - Houston's Houses of Worship: Building the Sacred in An American City

SOCI 238 - Human and Social Context and Questions in Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation

SOCI 280 - Poverty, Justice, And Human Capabilities

SOCI 301 - Social Inequality

SOCI 306 - Sociology of Gender

SOCI 308 - Houston: The Sociology of a City

SOCI 310 - Urban Sociology

SOCI 314 - Science at Risk? Out of The Lab and Into Public Sphere

SOCI 340 - Sociology of Immigration

SOCI 343 - Race, Society, And Population Change

SOCI 344 - Sociology of Mental Health

SOCI 358 - Crime, Punishment, and Society

SOCI/ANTH 365 - How We Understand “War” And “The Racial Other”

SOCI 366 - Housing and Schools: The Social Contexts of Inequality

SOCI 470 - Inequality and Urban Life

SOSC 330 - Health Care Reform in the 50 States

SPPO 333 - Current Healthcare Issues in Latinx Communities

SPPO 344 - Mapping Latin American Culture

SPPO 422 - Latin American Cinema: History Theory, And Critique

SWGS 201 - Introduction to LGBTQ Studies

SWGS 302 - Globalization, Gender, And Migration

SWGS 422 - Gender and Global Economic Justice

SWGS 444 - Family Inequality

 

HOURS

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9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESS

Center for Civic Leadership
Rice Memorial Center, Room 208
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005

CONTACT

Phone: 713-348-2223
Fax: 713-348-5885
Email: ccl@rice.edu

 

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