Course Description

Co-taught by the Program Coordinators under the overall coordination of one of them, this is the capstone class to the Environmental and Climate Advocacy, Leadership, and Activism Certificate. Each student will complete and present a project chosen by themselves and supervised by one of the faculty affiliated with the Program. Deep reflection on the Program’s three themes – advocacy, leadership, and activism in climate and environmental justice – will be undertaken, and issues of professional development will be explored.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will: 

  • have a firm grasp of the principles and practices of Environmental Advocacy, Sustainable Leadership, and Climate Justice Activism
  • have reflected on the professional uses of their Certificate
  • have carried out original research on a topic relevant to their own goals


In order to enroll in SOC X401 students must have completed SOC X400 with a C or higher.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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9:00AM to 11:50AM
Apr 01, 2022 to Jun 03, 2022
Web-based Instruction
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Web-based Instruction
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
course fee credit (3 units) $180.00
Available for Credit
3 units
Section Notes

Late Registrations Notice: 

Self enrollment will be available until 11:59PM PT of the second business day after the 1st class session (i.e. If the first class starts on Thursday, self-enrollment is open until the following Monday at 11:59pm).  If you wish to enroll after that time, please contact PaCE Support at help@professional.ucsb.edu

Students must have a UCSB NetID to access their online course.  If you do not already have a UCSB NetID, you will receive an email with instructions on how to create a NetID within one business day of late enrollment.  All students with a UCSB NetID will be added to the online course within two business days of late course registration. Students will then be able to access their course at gauchospace.ucsb.edu.

How to Access Your Online Course:


One business day after enrollment but no sooner than 2 weeks before the beginning of the course, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access your online course. You don’t need to take any action until you receive that email. Please note that you will not be able to access your online course until all the steps highlighted in that email are complete.

No refunds after 4/14/22