Minor in Youth Empowerment and Urban Studies

College of Arts and Humanities
Required Courses
YES 250Intro to Youth and Urban Community Work: Urban Prof Workshop3
YES 300Youth Empowerment and the Urban Context3
YES 301Seminar in Youth-Led Media and Inquiry3
Focused Electives
Choose one course from each of the following three categories:9
Urban Contexts and Communities
The Cultures of Cities
Urban Economics
Introduction to Urban Studies
Urban Geography
Urban Politics
Urban Sociology
Youth and Social Systems
Evolution of Schooling in U.S.
Democracy and Education
History of American Education
Educational Systems and Social Influence 1
Developing Leadership with ELLs in the Classroom & Community 1
Sociology of Education
Child Welfare Practice And Policy
Images of School in Film
Empowerment Work in Diverse Communities
Any additional course, within any department, which integrates service learning/community-engaged learning/community-engaged research/field placement in urban settings or with diverse populations; courses should take critical and strength-based approaches to issues addressed. Courses and placements that qualify will be approved by the coordinator of the program by review of syllabi. (For advising in the youth empowerment and urban studies minor, contact Dr. Hannah Ashley.)
Total Credits18