AMCULT 321 - Detroit Initiative
Section: 001 Empowering Families and Communities
Term: WN 2019
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
CBL, Experiential
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
Advisory Prerequisites:
One of the following: PSYCH 111, 112, 114, or 115.
Other Course Info:
A total of six credits of PSYCH letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology major. PSYCH 325 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the Psychology major. No more than 6 credits of directed readings/internships may be counted toward the American Culture major.
May be elected three times for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an experiential field course involving one visit per week to an African-American, Arab-American or Latino community in Detroit. Students are assigned to work with community-based organizations on projects to improve the well-being of children and families. Projects involve such activities as tutoring, developing outreach activities, assisting in child care settings, and working in community education projects.

Internships are supervised by the instructor and program staff.

Course Requirements:

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AMCULT 321 - Detroit Initiative
Schedule Listing
001 (LAB)
7Enrollment Management
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

ISBN: 9780130899033
Community psychology : guiding principles and orienting concepts, Author: Rudkin, Jennifer Kofkin., Publisher: Prentice Hall 2003
ISBN: 0847691160
Reaching out to children and families : students model effective community service, Author: Michelle R. Dunlap., Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000
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