URBST 307 - Organizing the Public

Overview

Course Title

Organizing the Public

Department(s)

Description

This course combines fieldwork in projects sponsored by the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) with lectures and workshops on skills related to citizen organizing. The history of student activism and its relationship to urban problems will also be discussed. Seven hours of fieldwork per week are required, with weekly fieldnotes, and a final report which draws on fieldwork, reading, and class discussions.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule