Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    Jun 13, 2024  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 3000 - Grand Challenges Pre-Project Boot Camp

Fall, Spring. 1.5 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: AEM 2000 AEM 2555 AEM 2805 . Permission of department required.

A. Newman.

Part of the Grand Challenges program, the Pre-Project Boot Camp prepares students to work with a team during their senior year to solve a societal problem. The Boot Camp is an intensive, weekend learning experience with biweekly reinforcements throughout the semester. Students will build skills in working as part of a team, presenting to a client, reflecting on their experience, and demonstrating cultural humility.

Outcome 1: Work collaboratively with a team to practice managing a project and giving and receiving feedback.

Outcome 2: Use design thinking strategies to understand a problem and navigate uncertainty and complexity.

Outcome 3: Practice consulting skills, such as listening and engaging with community partners.

Outcome 4: Demonstrate clear writing and effective presentation skills.

Outcome 5: Reflect on your views and experiences to improve self-awareness.

Outcome 6: Identify personal biases and understand how reframing and cultural humility may improve team and community outcomes.

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