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  • CC-100A

    Peer and Team Leadership I

    This 1-credit course connects academic and co-curricular learning within the New Student, Transfer, Parent, and International Orientation programs. Students in this course will examine the leadership principles, student development theories, and communication strategies necessary to execute an effective Orientation Program that serves a diverse population. In this learning community, students will also develop a deeper appreciation for the Regis College experience, understand the importance of New Student Orientation, and learn about the available resources and services offered on campus. As a culminating co-curricular field experience, course participants will lead New Student Orientation programming as Orientation Leaders, putting into practice the leadership, student development, and communication theories and principles learned in the course.
  • CC-100B

    Peer and Team Leadership II

    This course connects academic and co-curricular learning through a leadership field experience in a co-curricular program. Students in this course will examine the leadership principles, student development theories, and communication strategies necessary to serve as an effective peer and team leader. In this learning community, students will also develop a deeper appreciation for the Regis College experience, understand the importance of leadership and peer mentoring, and learn about the available resources and services offered on campus. As a culminating co-curricular leadership experience, course participants will serve as peer mentors and leaders in a co-curricular program (e.g., orientation leader, athletic team captain, PRIDE scholar mentor, etc.) putting into practice the leadership, student development, and communication theories and principles learned in the course.
  • CC-101A

    Community Leadership Dev. I

    This 1-credit course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles of community leadership within the context of an experiential learning setting. Emphasis is given to community living atmospheres and related student development theory that are pertinent to the populations within the field setting, leadership development and styles, communication practices and approaches, and case study analysis involving community trends and emerging demographics.
  • CC-102

    Leadership for Social Change

    This 1-credit course explores the foundations of leadership and social change theory by examining models of leadership in relation to the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph (CSJ) values and mission of Regis College. Students will apply their leadership skills and document their development as leaders by organizing and leading a hands-on co-curricular project that addresses a social justice issue. Students will also reflect critically upon individual and social responsibility and their leadership skill set through a series of structured writing assignments, group discussions, and presentations.
  • CC-103

    Principles of Health&Wellness

    This 1-credit course explores health and wellness topics and provides a basic overview of the necessary information and skills to promote healthy, proactive lifestyles for college students. Students will examine current information in the areas of alcohol, eating disorders, exercise, mental health, nutrition, preventative health, sexuality, sleep, and substance abuse. The course also focuses on the practical application of the topics presented, as well as the impact of lifestyle choices and the importance of self-responsibility.
  • CC-104

    Hashtag Social Media

    This course connects academic and co-curricular learning through the use of social media in today's society. Students in this course will examine social media principles, communication theories, and communication strategies necessary to connect social media with their personal lives and professional careers. In this learning community, students will develop a deeper appreciation for the use of social media, understand the importance of how it applies a 360° approach into their lives, and learn about how social media is used to build community. As a culminating co-curricular experience, course participants will present a social media campaign to the Regis community, putting into practice the principles and theories learned in this 1-credit course.
  • CC-105

    Hot Topics & Art of Civil Dis

    Are you passionate about current events and interested in engaging with others to share your ideas and viewpoints? In this 1-credit co-curricular course, students will experience and learn the fundamentals of what it means to be an engaged citizen through the exploration of a number of contemporary hot topics. As a foundation, students will be grounded in the value, process, and art of civil discourse. The culminating co-curricular project will involve the hosting of a series of focused dialogues that address current issues facing society (e.g., immigration, climate change, race, obesity, education inequality, health care reform, terrorism, polarized congress, etc.). Students will work together to plan and facilitate the dialogues, conduct research on the topics, and provide relevant information to participants.
  • CC-106

    Inclusive Excell:Disab.&Soc.

    This 1-credit course explores topics relating to disability and encourages student reflection on their personal connections to these issues. Students will learn the history of disability rights in the United States and be able to identify key issues regarding social justice in the context of disability. Through experiential learning opportunities, readings, guest presenters, and various assignments and projects, students will have the opportunity to interact with disability culture in new ways. As part of their co-curricular experience, students will be asked to challenge the standard definition of disability and work to create a more inclusive and accepting community at Regis.
  • CC-107

    Alternative Therapies

    This self-care course explores topics on the various types of Complementary and Alternative therapies (CAM) providing students with a basic knowledge of natural and holistic practices, as well as the mind/body connection to health and wellbeing. Students will examine current information and research in the areas of Reiki healing, Massage therapy, Polarity Energy work, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Yoga, Meditation, Acupuncture and Holistic Nutrition. Students will learn strategies for incorporating CAM therapies into daily living promoting well-balanced, healthy, proactive lifestyles. As a culminating co-curricular experience, course participants will assist with the annual Holistic Health Fair, as well as stress reduction awareness weeks during midterms and finals. This will be done in partnership with Community Health Services, putting into practice the principles and theories learned in this 1-credit course.
  • CC-110A

    Science Achievement Mentors I

    This one-semester, one-credit course is part of a sequence. The continuation of this course is CC 110B offered in the second semester. Students must take both courses. This course is designed for upperclassmen STEM students and Education concentration students to serve as mentors in order to guide fourth and fifth grade students from the Weston Public Schools, who are underperforming in science, through instruction in the scientific method and encouragement of its applications while fostering their curiosity and improving their academic achievement in the sciences. Mentors will participate in workshops conducted by the Science Discovery Museum and Massachusetts Audubon Society in order to implement age-appropriate lessons and lab activities which will foster the exploration of scientific interest by conducting investigations to prepare for a science fair type of project and presentation for families, classmates and the College community.
  • CC-130

    Life in Rural Appalachia

    This 1-credit co-curricular course will explore rural Appalachia history, culture, language, spiritual practices and community of the Appalachian people. Students will examine how the common socioeconomic and environmental factors of that region directly influence the health and well-being of those communities. Students along with Health Services staff will visit rural Appalachia during Spring Break and engage in a solidarity experience involving, cultural immersion, direct service and/or advocacy. This course will engage students in applying sociological, spiritual and religious concepts and theories to cultural engagement, service, fundraising and cultivation of the inner spirit. In this course, students will learn to integrate the concept of Love and Service of the Dear Neighbor without Distinction, and tools for self-awareness, self-development and servant leadership.
  • CC-200

    Regis School of Rock

    Regis School of Rock offers the unique experience of learning about the history of rock music with instruments in hand. Rather than learning from a text, these students will learn by doing. This is the perfect venue for students with a desire to learn music, to improve their skills, or to play in a group setting but don't have the time to participate fully in one of our formal ensembles. By the end of the semester students will not only recognize the forms and styles of rock music, they will also have written and performed a song as well as played music in a band setting. No music background and no personal instruments are needed. It is recommended that this be taken as a lab in conjunction with MU 208 History of Rock and Roll; however, students are free to take either one independently. Students need to take 3 semesters of this course in order to earn credit for the Expressive Arts Core Requirement.
  • CC-202

    Leadership for Social Change

    This 1-credit co-curricular course is designed to give seasoned student leaders an opportunity to enhance and improve their leadership skills and take them to the next level. Students will dive deeper into topics such as emotional intelligence, cultural competency, equity literacy, interpersonal communication, problem solving, and the ethics of leadership for use at Regis and beyond. The course will culminate with a student-led co-curricular initiative that puts into practice the leadership skills learned in the course and reflects the values of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston.