WUS 388 - Engaging the City
Engaging the City is a one-unit course Introduction to San Francisco that will take place the first half of the semester and provides essential background and context to help students understand the history and diversity of San Francisco, especially the challenges and opportunities facing specific neighborhoods of this city where they will be living, learning, and working for a semester.
Students will engage with the presence and influence of “The City” in our world by becoming more confident navigating this particular city, San Francisco. As students become accustomed to navigating this city, they will deepen their encounter with the urban world. Students will gain knowledge and experience of the city’s diverse social and cultural communities through field trips, interviews, reading, and neighborhood studies. Part of the Westmont Urban Studies program; Westmont course number IS 188.
Prerequisite(s): Global Education Office approval
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