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Core Curriculum

Faculty ELSJ Resources

To foster a disciplined sensibility toward power and privilege, an understanding of the causes of human suffering, and a sense of personal and civic responsibility for cultural change, all students take an approved Experiential Learning for Social Justice (ELSJ) Core course. 

To develop a new ELSJ course or to modify an existing course to meet the ELSJ Core requirement, please review the following links. Faculty may also  the ELSJ Curriculum Manager for individual assistance.

Introduction to ELSJ

ELSJ Summary ELSJ requirement summary for advisors and students 
ELSJ Course Approval Process Flow Chart Flowchart demonstrating the approval process
ELSJ Faculty FAQs FAQs on teaching ELSJ courses
Faculty Development Program The faculty development program supports all faculty

Resources for Building Community Partnerships: 

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) FAQ FAQs about agreements between SCU entities and community partners
SCU MOU template Community Engagement Agreement between SCU and community partner
SCU Community Engagement Data Form Template for data collection
Arrupe Weekly Engagement  

Course Development Resources

ELSJ Course Guidelines Guidelines for developing an ELSJ course
ELSJ and Disability Resources Guidelines for Faculty Guidelines for faculty
ELSJ and Student Conduct in CBL Placements: Guidelines for Faculty Guidelines for faculty
Template Statements for ELSJ Syllabi Statements to include on syllabi for approved ELSJ courses