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SOCY 1123 Nicaragua:Service-Immersion Experience (Spring: 1 )


Course Description

This course will provide a basic introduction to Nicaragua: its history, politics, cultures, and institutions such as health care and education. We will look at related themes, such as human rights, liberation theology, US-Nicaragua relations, ethnicity, and gender. We will also explore the nature and meaning of the service component of the trip, and how what we experience in Nicaragua can be brought back to our everyday lives. The course is restricted to participants in the Sociology Department's service-learning-immersion trip to Nicaragua. Grading is Pass-Fail.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Michael Malec

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: This course is open only to those students who are going on the 2011 spring break service-learning-immersion trip to Nicaragua, sponsored by the Department of Sociology.


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13