This course combines concepts in environmental studies and leadership, with a mission to develop socially responsible leaders who can contribute to global efforts to slow the impacts of climate change.
Socially responsible leadership is a lifelong pursuit that requires ongoing learning and reflection. During this course, you will identify a pressing issue that you are passionate about and, with support from faculty and peers, will create an Action Plan to apply your new leadership knowledge to this issue in your home community.
We encourage you to think about potential Action Plan topics before you come to this course, but most develop ideas during the program with help of peers and in-class activities. For example, past students have established community gardens, written a grant to install solar panels, and coordinated an e-waste collection.
During this course, you will learn to:
No specific prior experience or knowledge is required.
Online sections of Pre-College courses are offered in one of the following modalities: Asynchronous, Mostly asynchronous, or Blended. Please review full information regarding the experience here.