Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Dangerous Minds, Dangerous Policies I

SPEA-BE 499
33888
9 CR.

In this LC, we study how the justice system works, problematic policies used to control crime, and what works in corrections and prisoner reentry. Additionally, all semester we will participate in Toastmasters meetings with residents of a correctional facility where we learn about the realities of prison while honing our public speaking skills.

Eligibility

  • All students
  • Priority for pre- or direct admit O'Neill students

Courses

SPEA-V 100
23140
3 CR.
F 10:00 - 12:00P

SPEA-V 100
32342
3 CR.
W 4:30 - 8:00P

SPEA-J 101
23130
3 CR.
MW 3:00 - 4:15P

SPEA-J 101
28158
3 CR.
M 9:00 - 10:15A

COMM-R 110
22209
3 CR.
MW 10:30 - 11:45A

Dangerous Minds, Dangerous Policies II

SPEA-BE 499
33895
9 CR.

In this LC, we study how the justice system works, problematic policies used to control crime, and what works in corrections and prisoner reentry. Additionally, all semester we will participate in Toastmasters meetings with residents of a correctional facility where we learn about the realities of prison while honing our public speaking skills.

Eligibility

  • All students
  • Priority for pre- or direct admit O'Neill students

Courses

SPEA-V 100
23258
3 CR.
F 10:00 - 12:00P

SPEA-V 100
32343
3 CR.
W 4:30 - 8:00P

SPEA-J 101
23131
3 CR.
MW 3:00 - 4:15P

SPEA-J 101
28159
3 CR.
M 10:30 - 11:45A

COMM-R 110
23928
3 CR.
MW 1:30 - 2:45P

The Color of Crime

SPEA-BE 499
33997
8 CR.

SPEA-J 101 (American Criminal Justice System), AFRO-A 150 (Survey of Culture of Black Americans) and SPEA-V 100 (Learning Community) join together to examine the criminal justice system and the role various media play in creating myths about who commits crime. Study how American history and the myths, biases, and fear many Americans hold, influence crime policy.

Eligibility

  • All students
  • Priority for pre- or direct admit O'Neill students

Courses

SPEA-V 100
23131
2 CR.
TR 1:30 - 2:45P

SPEA-J 100
25420
3 CR.
MW 10:30 - 11:45A

SPEA-J 101
32229
3 CR.
W 9:00 - 10:15A

AFRO-A 150
24861
3 CR.
TR 12:00 - 1:15P

Service Beyond Self

SPEA-BE 499
33998
8 CR.

Want to create lasting change in your community? Our students will learn to become effective leaders and change agents by working alongside campus and community organizations, studying public affairs (SPEA-V 170), organizational behavior (OLS 25200), and how to be successful in college (SPEA-V 100). If you aspire to influence your community and be an engaged citizen, join our LC.

Eligibility

  • All students
  • Priority for pre- or direct admit O'Neill students

Courses

SPEA-V 100
27927
2 CR.
TR 10:30 - 11:45A

SPEA-V 170
23141
3 CR.
TR 12:00 - 1:15P

OLS 25200
28011
3 CR.
TR 9:00 - 10:15A

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