Rice University

Rice University Center for Civic Leadership

Elective Courses

Sample Leadership Elective Courses: 

BUSI 310-LEADING PEOPLE IN ORGANIZATIONS

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 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 335-CRISIS LEADERSHIP (1 cr.)

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:

ANTH 332-THE SOCIAL LIFE OF CLEAN ENERGY

ANTH 344-CITY/CULTURE

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 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

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

GLHT 201-BIOENGINEERING AND WORLD HEALTH

HEAL 222-PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

HEAL 360-VIOLENCE IN AMERICA: A PUBLIC HEALTH PERSPECTIVE

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

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

POLI 250-INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY OF GENDER

POLI 315-ELECTIONS AND VOTING BEHAVIOR

POLI 320-THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE

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 341-HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

PSYC 345-HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

PSYC 435-POLUTION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

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 314-SCIENCE AT RISK? OUT OF THE LAB AND INTO PUBLIC SPHERE

SOCI 340: SOCIOLOGY OF IMMIGRATION

SOCI 343: RACE, SOCIETY, AND POLULATION CHANGE

SOSC 330-HEALTH CARE REFORM IN THE 50 STATES

SWGS 302-GLOBALIZATION, GENDER, AND MIGRATION

SWGS 422-GENDER AND GLOBAL ECONOMIC JUSTICE

SWGS 444-FAMILY INEQUALITY