PMASI - 2022-2023 Registration & Course Offerings

General Registration

Graduate students are eligible to register for classes offered in Spring/Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Winter 2023 beginning March 21st. Many courses fill quickly, so don’t wait too long to enroll! For general guidance on how to register for classes, refer to the Registrar's Registration Information page.

While course registration still takes place in Banner, the Registrar's course search index is available for quick queries of any course without needing to log in.


Advising

The SI Advising Guide will be useful as you're planning out your 2022-2023 schedule. This and many other resources, including the SI Student Handbook, Internship Guide, and Master's Project info, are accessible from the SI homepage.

Reach out to your assigned faculty advisor or to Dr. Denise Goerisch ([email protected] or 616-331-8226), Interim Director of Social Innovation for Spring/Summer 2022, to schedule an advising meeting if you haven't done so already. Be proactive in connecting with your faculty advisor or the SI Program Director regularly throughout your time in the Social Innovation Program.

Important Change Regarding SI 690:
Beginning Fall 2022, SI 690 Social Innovation Research Design will be replaced by another research design course. Please follow up with the Graduate Program Director for more information.


Registration Override Permits

There are several situations in which a student may need to request a registration override permit to enroll in a course. Some examples include:

  • Registering for application courses (any course with a prefix other than "SI"). When submitting an override request to join an application course, we recommend students include an explanation such as "I'm a graduate student in the SI Program seeking a major restriction override."
  • Prerequisites for the class have not been met.
  • There are no seats available because the class is full. The instructor or department may or may not grant the request to join a class that is already at capacity, though it's still worth inquiring.
  • A permit is required to register for SI 661 Internship- refer to the Internship Guide for more details.
  • A permit is required to register for SI 693 Master's Project, which involves the passing of SI 690 and approval of the student's SI 690 research proposal.

Follow these instructions for submitting a registration override permit.

The student will receive a confirmation email informing them whether or not the request was approved or denied by the department. If approval was granted, this does not automatically register the student in the course. Usually, the student must then manually enter the CRN in Banner to add the class to their schedule. Within Banner under “Register for Classes,” the first menu item at the top is “Find Classes;” the next menu option to the right is “Enter CRNs.” The student will go to “Enter CRNs” and then type the specific CRN to add the class to their schedule.

The Social Innovation Program, which is housed in the School of Community Leadership and Development, does not have access or authority to approve an override request submitted for a class taught in a different department (courses with a prefix other than "SI"). Specific questions about override requests for these classes should be directed to the chair, director or academic coordinator of that department. If assistance is needed to facilitate this communication, please contact the Academic Coordinator for the Social Innovation Program, Sherry Moyer at moyers@gvsu.edu or (616) 331-6576.


Course Offerings

Social Innovation course descriptions and degree requirements can be found in the online catalog

Important Change Regarding SI 690:
Beginning Fall 2022, SI 690 Social Innovation Research Design will be replaced by another research design course. Follow up with Dr. Goerisch for more information.

Below is a summary of course offerings for Spring/Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Winter 2023, which includes Core courses, elective options for Application courses, and required Synthesis courses. Traditional and hybrid classes are held on the Downtown Pew Campus unless otherwise noted.

As always, the most up-to-date details on course offerings are listed in Banner.

2022 - 2023

*** NOTE: SI 620 is the only course from this list that is offered the first six week/spring term (May 9 - June 22). All other courses shown are scheduled for the full 12-week spring/summer term (May 9 - August 10).

  • CANCELLED- - -EDF 635.01: Survey of Urban Education (Spring/1st six weeks)
    Traditional, MW 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 40938;
    Instructor: David Jagusch
     
  • CANCELLED- - -EDF 676.01: Introduction to Place-Based Education (Spring/1st six weeks)
    Traditional,TR 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 40816;
    Instructor: Kevin Holohan
     
  • EDL 715.01: Data-Based Decision-Making and Technology
    Online, R 6:00-8:50pm (5/19, 6/9, 6/30, 7/14); CRN 40480;
    Instructor: Richard VanderMolen
     
  • SI 620.01: Case Studies in Social Innovation (Spring/1st six weeks)
    Hybrid, M 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 40895; Instructor: Alisha Karabinus
    Prerequisite: SI 610
     
  • SI 661: Social Innovation Internship (1-6 credits)
    CRNs 39424 (1 cr), 39425 (2 cr), 39426 (3 cr), 39427 (4 cr), 39428 (5 cr), 39429 (6 cr);
    Instructor: Denise Goerisch; Refer to the Internship Guide
    Prerequisite: Six credits completed in PMASI or permission of the director
     
  • SI 690: Social Innovation Research Design 
    For 2022-2023, students needing to take SI 690 will enroll in PNH 693 instead. Follow up with the Graduate Program Director for more information.
     
  • SI 693.03: Master's Project in Social Innovation (3 credits)
    CRN 40400; Instructor: Denise Goerisch; Refer to the Master’s Project page.
    Prerequisite: SI 690 and completion of the Responsible Conduct of Research Training within last three years; permit required
     
  • SI 696.01: Continuation of Master's Project (1 credit)
    CRN 40633; Instructor: Denise Goerisch
    Prerequisite: Completion of all required project/thesis credits and completion of the Responsible Conduct of Research Training within the last three years; permit required
     
  • SW 600.01: Cultural Competency for Social Work
    Online (asynchronous); CRN 40565;
    Instructor: Myra Burton
     
  • SW 660.01: Grant Writing and Resource Development
    Online (asynchronous); CRN 39355;
    Instructor: Steven Smith
     
  • SW 660.02: Grant Writing and Resource Development
    Online (asynchronous); CRN 40549;
    Instructor: Elizabeth Gordillo
     
  • SW 676.01: Community and Social Planning
    Traditional, W 2:00-5:20pm; CRN 40858; Instructor: Brandy Berry-Lovelady
    Prerequisite: SW 603
  • EDL 705.01: Organizational Behavior, Ethics and Decision-Making
    Online, T 6:00-8:50pm (9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 11/30); CRN 27470;
    Instructor: Thomas Haas
     
  • PNH 660.01: Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector: History and Ethics
    Hybrid, M 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 30235;
    Instructor: Steven Wilson
     
  • PNH 667.01: Fund Development
    Online (asynchronous); CRN 30245; Instructor: Tamela Spicer
    Prerequisite: PNH 660 and PNH 661 (PNH 661 may be taken concurrently)
     
  • PNH 693.02: Research Design/Project
    Online (asynchronous); CRN 31490; Instructor: Raymond Higbea
     
  • SI 600.01: Cultures of Social Innovation
    Traditional, R 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 30174;
    Instructor: Azfar Hussain
     
  • SI 650.01: Place and Environmental Justice
    Hyflex, W 6:00-8:50pm (8/31, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/30); CRN 28780;
    Instructor: Daniela Marini
    Prerequisite: SI 600 or SI 610 or SI 620
     
  • SI 661: Social Innovation Internship (1-6 credits)
    CRNs 27792 (1 cr), 27793 (2 cr), 27768 (3 cr), 27788 (4 cr), 27790 (5 cr), 27791 (6 cr);
    Instructor: Azfar Hussain; Refer to the Internship Guide
    Prerequisite: Six credits completed in PMASI or permission of the director; permit required
     
  • SI 690: Social Innovation Research Design 
    For 2022-2023, students needing to take SI 690 will enroll in PNH 693 instead. Follow up with the Graduate Program Director for more information.
     
  • SI 693.03: Master's Project in Social Innovation (3 credits)
    CRN 30177; Instructor: Azfar Hussain; Refer to the Master’s Project page.
    Prerequisite: SI 690 and completion of the Responsible Conduct of Research Training within last three years; permit required
     
  • SI 696.01: Continuation of Master's Project (1 credit)
    CRN 30592; Instructor: Azfar Hussain
    Prerequisite: Completion of all required project/thesis credits and completion of the Responsible Conduct of Research Training within the last three years; permit required
     
  • SW 600.01: Cultural Competency for Social Work
    Online, M 12:00-2:50pm; CRN 13888;
    Instructor: Brandi Berry-Lovelady
     
  • SW 600.02: Cultural Competency for Social Work
    Traditional, T 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 17858;
    Instructor: Lois Owens
     
  • SW 600.03: Cultural Competency for Social Work
    Traditional, R 3:00-5:50pm; CRN 16716;
    Instructor: Lois Owens
     
  • SW 600.04: Cultural Competency for Social Work
    Online (asynchronous); CRN 29498;
    Instructor: Myra Burton
     
  • SW 660.01: Grant Writing and Resource Development
    Online (asynchronous); CRN 19759;
    Instructor: Steven Smith
     
  • SW 676.01: Community and Social Planning
    Traditional, T 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 22484; Instructor: TBA
    Prerequisite: SW 603
     
  • SW 676.02: Community and Social Planning
    Online, T 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 30542; Instructor: Jerry Johnson
    Prerequisite: SW 603
  • EDF 633.01: Race, Class, and Language (partial term, 1/9-3/22)
    Hybrid, S 9:00am-12:50pm (1/14, 1/28, 2/11, 2/25); CRN 38574;
    Instructor: Diarrassouba Nagnon
     
  • EDL 700.01: Educational Leadership and Change
    Online, T 6:00-8:50pm (1/10, 2/7, 3/7, 4/11); CRN 29087;
    Instructor: Thomas Haas
     
  • PNH 660.01: Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector: History and Ethics
    Hybrid, W 6:00-8:50pm (1/18, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/12); CRN 37912;
    Instructor: Michael Moody
     
  • PNH 661.01: Nonprofit Management: Practices
    Traditional, M 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 37914;
    Instructor: Salvatore Alaimo
    Prerequisites: PNH 660 and (PNH 520 or PNH 630)
     
  • PNH 662.01: Nonprofit Financial Management
    Online (asynchronous); CRN: 37915; Instructor: Michelle Wooddell,
    Prerequisites: PNH 660
     
  • PNH 693.02: Research Design/Project
    Online (asynchronous); CRN 38911; Instructor: Raymond Higbea
     
  • SI 600.01: Cultures of Social Innovation
    Hybrid, R 6:00-8:50pm (1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 3/30, 4/13); CRN 38633;
    Instructor: Azfar Hussain
     
  • SI 610.01: Research Methods for Social Inquiry
    Hybrid, W 6:00-8:50pm (1/18, 2/1, 3/1, 3/22, 4/5, 4/19); CRN 35466;
    Instructor: Joel Wendland-Liu
     
  • SI 630.01: Engaging Diversity through Social Innovation
    Hybrid, M 6:00-8:50pm (1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10); CRN 37497;
    Instructor: TBA
    Prerequisite: SI 600 or SI 610 or SI 620
     
  • SI 661: Social Innovation Internship (1-6 credits)
    CRNs 35467 (1 cr), 35468 (2 cr), 35469 (3 cr), 35470 (4 cr), 35471 (5 cr), 35472 6 cr);
    Instructor: Azfar Hussain; Refer to the Internship Guide
    Prerequisite: Six credits completed in PMASI or permission of the director; permit required
     
  • SI 690: Social Innovation Research Design 
    For 2022-2023, students needing to take SI 690 will enroll in PNH 693 instead. Follow up with the Graduate Program Director for more information.
     
  • SI 693.03: Master's Project in Social Innovation (3 credits)
    CRN 37019; Instructor: Azfar Hussain; Refer to the Master’s Project page.
    Prerequisite: SI 690 and completion of the Responsible Conduct of Research Training within last three years; permit required
     
  • SI 696.01: Continuation of Master's Project (1 credit)
    CRN 38182; Instructor: Azfar Hussain
    Prerequisite: Completion of all required project/thesis credits and completion of the Responsible Conduct of Research Training within the last three years; permit required
     
  • SW 600.01: Cultural Competency for Social Work
    Traditional, W 3:00-5:50pm; CRN 23784;
    Instructor: Robin Smith-Colton
     
  • SW 660.01: Grant Writing and Resource Development
    Online, M 3:00-5:50pm; CRN 38596;
    Instructor: Brandon Youker
     
  • SW 676.01: Community and Social Planning
    Online, T 6:00-8:50pm; CRN 37946; Instructor: Barry Kanpol
    Prerequisite: SW 603

Social Innovation Program Contacts

Denise Goerisch,
Interim Graduate Program Director
[email protected]
(616) 331-8226

 

Sherry Moyer
Academic Coordinator
moyers@gvsu.edu
(616) 331-6576


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