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Undergraduate Admissions Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5339 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5339
Fax (734) 432-5424
Email: admissions@madonna.edu

Community Leadership:Cert Comp
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Community Leadership:Cert Comp    
   Required Courses    
      SOC 1300   Introduction to Community Leadership 1 cr.  Examination of various avenues to civic involvement and their importance in maintaining civil society, with an introduction to the communitarian philosophy and to principles and best practices in service-learning. Designed to prepare students to get the most out of their community service experiences. This course includes a 15-hour academic service-learning experience. 
      SOC 3120   Diversity, Discrimination, and Social Justice 3 cr.  Issues of diversity, discrimination, and social justice with particular attention given to institutions that provide human services (sociology, criminal justice, nursing, gerontology, social work, psychology, education): how marginalized populations (e.g. race/ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, social class, medical/mental disability) are socially constructed; how these groups have been affected in the contexts of social stratification; institutional and structural discrimination; how economic, political, and cultural systems pose challenges to these marginalized groups; exploration of possible solutions. 
      SOC 3420   Urban Community 4 cr.  Examines historical and current patterns, structures, functions, and problems of urban communities. Emphasis on the nature of the city and consequences of urban planning on political and economic aspects in an era of scarcity and increasing diversity. Focus on both historical and contemporary conditions and life styles of cities, suburbs, and rural areas. Prerequisite: SOC 1010. 
      SOC 4890   Seminar in Community Leadership 3 cr.  To prepare student for active civic engagement and eventual leadership. Purposeful civic learning through the student’s service learning leadership placement and the creation of a Community Leadership Portfolio. Analysis of the role of civic engagement and community involvement in the maintenance of civil society. This course includes a 30-hour academic service-learning experience. Prerequisites: SOC 1300, SOC 3120, SOC 3420. 
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