Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Latino Leadership III

 Title Abbreviation:   LATINO LEADERSHIP III

 Department:    BUS

 Course #:    173

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Apply communication, teamwork and leadership skills to address issues of significance to the LatinX community with an emphasis on mentoring and college access. This is the third of a three-class sequence and should be taken with 1 credit of Learning Into Action.


Prerequisite: BUS 172.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Supplementary Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Develop identity as a LatinX leader. Reflect and critically assess and enhance personal leadership abilities.
  2. Develop and apply meeting management and project management skills.
  3. Listen and respond actively, critically and respond appropriately in an interpersonal context.
  4. Communicate confidently and competently in writing, one-on-one, in small groups, and/or before the class.
  5. Identify personal self-disclosure, defensiveness, and nonverbal behaviors; listening habits; and conflict styles and apply/demonstrate appropriate techniques to improve any that inhibit effective communication.
  6. Prepare a variety of organized speeches by using thesis development, specific organizational patterns, and effective outlining.
  7. Present speeches confidently before an audience, using communication apprehension anxiety management strategies, effective vocal and nonverbal delivery techniques, and delivery modes appropriate to the assignment, context, and/or occasion.
  8. Use technology to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication related to assignment preparation, submission, and/or delivery and other classroom issues.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.9 Apply and/or create problem-solving strategies to successfully adapt to unpredictable and/or changing environments.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.4 Use self-reflection to recognize and define a sense of self-identity in personal, social/gender, and/or cultural/global terms and in relationship to others.
6.5 Develop self-monitoring and self-advocacy skills to effect positive life changes.

Course Contents

  1. Self concept development. Service Project Implementation.
  2. Conflict Management. Service Project Presentation.
  3. Reflection Journal and Paper on Leadership Journey.