GCLH-Global Comm Ldshp Honors Courses
GCLH 150. Burning Issues. 3 Hours.
Introductory course for students in the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program. Students will learn about various issues impacting the world today. Course will include guest speakers, topical readings, and significant reflective writing. Ultimately, students will select the issue that ignites their passion – their “burning issue”.
GCLH 210. Thinking Locally and Globally. 1-3 Hour.
This course engages students in moderator development techniques needed to conduct community forums and exposes them to cross-cultural participatory decision-making through an immersion experience.
Prerequisites: GCLH 105 [Min Grade: C] and GCLH 205 [Min Grade: C]
GCLH 301. Leadership and Community Engagement. 1-3 Hour.
This course provides students with field experiences in partnership with community or local government agencies. Through readings, discussions and written reflections, students will explore the meaning of leadership and community engagement. Student placements are based on an issue of interest, thus allowing them to apply knowledge gained in both their major field and leadership courses. The goal of the course is to bring students to a deeper understanding of their role as leaders in service to the community and in applying knowledge for the benefit of Birmingham and beyond.
Prerequisites: GCLH 105 [Min Grade: C] and GCLH 205 [Min Grade: C] and GCLH 210 [Min Grade: C] and HAC 301 [Min Grade: C]
GCLH 350. Stoking the Fire: Leadership in Action. 3 Hours.
Practical application of leadership skills for students in the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program. Students will learn, develop, and put into practice a pragmatic skill set for management and operations in social change leadership.