Civic Engagement Minor

Senior Capstone Research Projects
The following titles are examples of capstone research projects completed by students in the minor in previous academic years:

  • Challenges Faced in Predominantly White Institutions by Latinas in Higher Education
  • Critical Consciousness Development: Disenfranchised Youth Engage in Social Justice Oriented Art
  • Volunteer -Based Differentiation Techniques to Address Variant Student Need
  • Deconstructing Oppression: Women Empowerment Through Agency and Education
  • Work Study and Service Learning: The Development of a Critical Consciousness
  • A Comparison of Nonprofits and Social Enterprise Organizations in the Modern Social Sector
  • Covering the Syrian Conflict: A Comparison Between CNN and Al-Jazeera
  • Addressing the Needs of Veterans in the Justice System: A Look at the Veterans' Court Program in San Diego County
  • Teaching Multiculturalism Through the Lens of the Holocaust: A Case Study at the Museum of Tolerance
  • How Gentrification is Impacting Civic Engagement in Washington, D.C.
  • Fostering Mental Health: Examining Access to Mental Health Services for L.A. County Foster Youth
  • Social Media and The Black Lives Matter Movement: Political Activism Amongst Black Bruins at UCLA