Feb 21, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

IDS 116 - General Education Seminar: Leadership in Action


Course Description: This course supports the Paul Sullivan Institute’s mission to cultivate future leaders by helping students recognize the impact that leaders have on the community and inspiring each to take action.  It is rooted in the social change theory.  A select cohort will experience year-long seminars and topics may include communications, social justice, volunteerism, philanthropy, non-profit organizations, networking, proper business presentation, and legislative impact.  Students may also have an opportunity to volunteer in the community, work with professional mentors, and attend social, business and community events.

ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal and Professional Development
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 099; IDS 103 or equivalent experience.
General Education Elective(s): General Education
Note(s): Matriculation in this course requires an application and interview. It is a highly selective academic experience that requires commitment to one year study and out of the classroom engagement

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Define leadership through a social justice lens.
  • Identify their role in the community as a change agent.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of mentoring and engage in the mentoring process as a mentee.
  • Professionally engage in on and off campus community events.

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