YES: Youth Empowerment and Urban Studies

College of Arts and Humanities

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YES 199. Transfer Credits. 1-10 Credits.

Transfer Credits.
Repeatable for Credit.

YES 250. Intro to Youth and Urban Community Work: Urban Prof Workshop. 3 Credits.

This course addresses professional dispositions for working in the urban environment. Students gain an awareness of the strengths of communities, their ethical responsibilities as community and youth workers, as well as the forms of oppression that youth may experience in the urban environment.
Gen Ed Attribute: Ethics Requirement.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

YES 300. Youth Empowerment and the Urban Context. 3 Credits.

This course will immerse students in theories, historical contexts, and practices of leadership and democratic action through study, reflection and a semester-long partnership with an elementary or middle grades classroom in an urban school.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

YES 301. Seminar in Youth-Led Media and Inquiry. 3 Credits.

Students will participate in a six-week intensive seminar on service learning/CEL and youth-led media as a particular strategy of CEL.