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SMC 4301 - Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization: Home

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SMC 4301 Course Description

Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community and Civilization:  The Capstone Seminar is a course which draws on the foundational courses of the SMC and, provides an opportunity for students to integrate and reflect on the aims of the Core in relation to the whole of their St. Mary’s experience. Taught either in open sections or in sections designated for specific majors, the course will focus on a specific theme that will be of concern for the flourishing of local, national, or global communities, as the students enter the next stage of their lives. 
Prerequisites: Completion of all other SMC courses; senior status.

Common Good - related terms

Here are some related terms to the concept of the common good:

  • benefit and society
  • civic engagement
  • civic participation
  • corporate responsibility
  • political participation
  • social entrepreneurship
  • social justice
  • social responsibility

In-Class Activity Sources

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

Related Guides

In-Class Library Activity