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Methods and Strategies for Community Development: CM 404

Description:An exploration of current theory and practice in the field of community development, with particular attention to issues affecting African American participation in local and national community development ventures applying the ecumenical norm

Research Guide - Methods and Strategies for Community Development

This research guide is designed to facilitate access and discovery of required and recommended course materials for Methods and Strategies for Community Development (CM 404). Resources are sorted alphabetically by author's name.

Required Readings

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of African American history and experience. 
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the Biblical tradition.
  3. Students will demonstrate an awareness of the history of theologies as they were developed by leading figures in the history of the Christian faith in varying cultural contexts. 
  4. Students will demonstrate an appreciation for varying cultural contexts as informed by values that promote community and integral liberation.
  5. Students will demonstrate the skill for leadership in ministry in Africentric contexts and an increasingly pluralistic and globalized world.
  6. Students will demonstrate an enhanced understanding and ability to grow in their spiritual and ministerial formation.

Suggested Readings