Universidad Católica de Valencia
Area of Study
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
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Hours & Credits
This course introduces students to the study of social justice, attempting to link social theory, particularly the theories of Catholic social teaching, with social action and change. Students explore the diverse meanings and definitions of social justice while developing a critical understanding of key concepts and theories. Presented in relation to some of the most important social justice debates today, this course encourages students to apply their knowledge to a wide range of subject areas and social issues. As a key component of the course, students choose a relevant placement in a community service organization/NGO, complete a minimum of four hours of service per week, and engage in meaningful reflective practice with their peers. Language of Instruction: English
Since there is an out of class placement, students must apply for an FBI background check. It can take about 14 weeks for an FBI background check to be processed, so we recommend that you use an official Channeler at an extra cost as to cut down on wait times and help move the process along much quick. You can see the list of approved Channeler's on the FBI website.
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