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SW185 – In Our Own Backyard: Social Justice in the Southwest
Examines the relationship between social, environmental, and political issues in the Southwest and choices we make personally and institutionally. Traces the resources, both human and natural , that make it possible to live in Colorado Springs and in a college community. Students will work in the field and in the library, developing data about the region. Finally we will consider modes of writing, speaking, data presentation that are essential to effect change. Full year extended format. May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement. (Not offered 2020-21).