Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

Introduction to Community Engagement
0.5 Credit - Fall

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This foundational course for the Community Engagement Option introduces the key concepts of social inclusion, local democracy, distributive economics, and community development. It investigates distinct features of community development in Canada and explores the method of linking experience with critical analysis, ethical reflection and purposeful action. A major part of the course will be an intensive on-the-ground set of learning experiences that take place in downtown Kitchener during the week prior to the start of the Fall term.

Additional Course Information
Year 3, Year 4 or Year 5 Arts registration status, or permission of Geography and Environmental Studies.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Editorial Revision June 14, 2017: CMEG300 Description changed, co-requisite deleted; effective September 1, 2017.