Courses

Each Democracy Lab as part of the Democracy Initiative will bring the issues explored in the project into the classroom as part of the new Forums Curriculum in UVA's College of Arts & Sciences.

The Deliberative Media Forum will launch in Fall 2020.

Students will take the introductory Forum (FORU 1500: Information and Disinformation) course in their first semester. They will follow that with one-credit continuation courses the next two semesters (FORU 1510). They will complete the core Forum courses with the capstone seminar (FORU 2500: Free Speech and its Limits) in their fourth semester. In addition to these four courses, students will select courses to satisfy competency requirements and courses from three categories of electives to complete the general education area requirements of the Forum and the College.