Semester-long urban immersion programs in the Twin Cities matched with JPST tracks

 

Program:

HECUA programs generally, especially in the Twin Cities

As applied to:

General JPST major

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement + Elective (4 hours)

Internship requirement taken for elective credit

Descriptive analysis course

One four hour course

Elective

Internship seminar

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

Normative analysis course

Some HECUA programs are more explicit than others about “normative” content, so JPST chair should confirm on a case-by-case basis.

     

 

Program:

HECUA: Inequality in America; The Politics of Empowerment (Twin Cities)

As applied to:

Leadership for Social Justice concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

JPST 355 Policy Analysis & Advocacy

Political Sociology of Building Power, Change & Equity

Internship requirement

Internship

SOCI 110 Social Problems

Inequality in America: A Political Economy Approach

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

1st applied communication course

Advanced Internship Theory & Practice – if internship is well-matched and requires “hands on” communication work.

     

 

Program:

HECUA: Inequality in America; The Politics of Empowerment (Twin Cities)

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

One course from another area

Political Sociology of Building Power, Change & Equity

Another course from another area

Inequality in America: A Political Economy Approach

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

1st applied communication course

Advanced Internship Theory and Practice – if internship is well-matched and requires “hands on” communication work.

Two or three of the three-course requirement in the following areas:

  • ·   Economics
  • ·   Public Policy in the US
  • ·   Sociology

Options here would replace (not double dip with) course equivalences above.  JPST department chair and HECUA professor should consult to identify the best options in light of student interests and internship opportunities.

     

 

Program:

HECUA: Writing for Social Change (Twin Cities)

Works best with:

Leadership for Social Justice concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

Cultural awareness course

Reading for Social Change

1st  applied communication course

Writing for Social Change

2nd applied communication course

Internship Seminar

     

 

Program:

HECUA: Art for Social Change (Twin Cities)

Works best with:

Leadership for Social Justice concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

Cultural awareness course

Art and Social Change

1st  applied communication course

Social Change and Its Practice in the Field (Arts Praxis)

2nd applied communication course

Internship Seminar

     

 

Program:

HECUA: Environmental Sustainability (Twin Cities)

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

(w/ focus on Environmental Studies)

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement taken for credit

Internship

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

One-to-three of the three-course requirement in the following area:

  • ·   Environmental Studies

Department chair and HECUA professor should consult to identify the best options in light of student interests and internship opportunities.

  • ·   ECON 370: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • ·   COJO 372: Environmental Communication

Other alternatives if a student is taking other designated ENVR courses at UST.

 

     

 

Program:

HECUA: Environmental Sustainability (Twin Cities)

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

(for students with a focus other than Environmental Studies)

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

Course in Economics area:  ECON 370 

or

Course in Environmental Studies area: ENVR 351

Adaptive Ecosystem Management

Course in Public Policy in the US area: POLI 303

or

Course in Environmental Studies area: ENVR 151 or 212 or 351

or

Course in Sociology area:  SOCI 110 or 251

Social Dimensions of Environmental Change

1st applied communication course

Field / Research Methods and Investigation

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

2nd applied communication course

Internship can also meet this requirement if it is well-matched with policy focus.  E.g. an internship in a legislative office or environmental lobby would fit with “Public Policy in the US” focus.