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Civic and Public Engagement Minor and Certificate

The Civic and Public Engagement minor program invites students to explore the values, ethics, social obligations, and leadership skills of engaged citizenship and to apply this knowledge in real world settings. The minor consists of 18 credit hours, at least six hours must be at the 300-level or above. Students must meet all required course prerequisites.

  • CAPE 101 (1) Introduction to Civic and Public Engagement
  • CAPE 400 (2) Civic and Public Engagement Capstone
     
  • PHIL 230 (3) Introduction to Ethics

3-8 hours for the Experiential Component from the following list:

  •  CAPE 301 (1) Academic Internship in Civic and Public Engagement
  •  CAPE 302 (2) Academic Internship in Civic and Public Engagement
  •  CAPE 303 (3) Academic Internship in Civic and Public Engagement
  •  CAPE 350 (3) Special Topics in Civic and Public Engagement
  •  ECON 215 (3) Principles of Microeconomics
  •  EDUC 200 (3) Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty
  •  ENGL 328 (3) Healing Arts in Medicine
  •  ENVS 470 (0) Environmental Experiential Learning
  •  HIST 550 (3) Special Topics in History (when offered with appropriate content)
  •  LEAD 476 (3) Practice in Global Leadership
  •  LGST 471 (1) Academic Internship in Legal Studies
  •  LGST 472 (2) Academic Internship in Legal Studies
  •  LGST 473 (3) Academic Internship in Legal Studies
  •  PEAC 200 (3) An Introduction to Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies
  •  PLSC 260 (3) The United Nations
  •  PLSC 261 (1) Model UN Symposium
  •  PLSC 362 (1) Collegiate Model United Nations
  •  PLSC 471 (1) Academic Internship in Political Science
  •  PLSC 472 (2) Academic Internship in Political Science
  •  PLSC 473 (3) Academic Internship in Political Science
  •  PSYC 517 (3) Psychology of Aging

9 Elective hours from the following, with at least two subject indicators:

  • AAMS 300 (3) Introduction to African American Studies
  •  BADM 250 (3) Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  •  ECON 103 (3) Introduction to Political Economy
  •  ECON 216 (3) Principles of Macroeconomics
  •  ECON 331 (3) Public Finance
  •  ENVS 101 (3) Introduction to Environmental Issues
  •  HIST/AAMS 302 (3) Modern Civil Rights Movement
  •  HIST/AAMS 308 (3) American Ethnic History
  •  HIST/AAMS 509 (3) African-American History
  •  HIST 310 (3) The History of Women in America
  •  HIST 313 (3) Native American History
  •  HIST 501 (3) The History of Social Movements in America
  •  HIST/PEAC 502 (3) Social Movements in the United States Since the 1960s
  •  LEAD 275 (3) Leadership Theory
  •  LEAD 350 (3) Contexts for Global Leadership
  •  LEAD 351 (3) Special Topics in Global Leadership
  •  LEAD 465 (3) Leadership & Communication
  •  LGST 300 (3) Introduction to Legal Studies
  •  LGST 350 (3) Special Topics in Legal Studies
  •  MGMT 326 (3) Sustainable Operations
  •  MGMT 330 (3) Sustainable Business Practices
  •  MGMT/PHIL 575 (3) Business Ethics
  •  MLSC 101 (1) Introduction to the  Army and Critical Thinking
  •  PEAC 350 (3)  Special Topics in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies
  •  PEAC 490 (3) Academic Internship in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies
  •  PEAC 550 (3) Special Topics in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies
  •  PHIL 315 (3) Developments in Moral Philosophy
  •  PHIL 340 (3) Environmental Ethics
  •  PHIL 390 (3) Philosophy of Religion
  •  PLSC 201 (3) American Government
  •  PLSC 202 (3) State and Local Government
  •  PLSC 307 (3) American Parties and Practical Politics
  •  PLSC 313 (3) Public Opinion and Political Participation
  •  PLSC 325 (3) Environmental Politics
  •  PLSC 337 (3) Women and Global Politics
  •  PLSC 355 (3) Political Ideologies 
  •  PLSC/AAMS 317 (3) African American Politics and Policy
  •  PLSC/AAMS 319 (3) Race and Ethnic Politics in the United States
  •  SCWK 200 (3) Introduction to Social Work
  •  SCWK 306 (3) Working with Multi-Cultural Populations
  •  SCWK/GRNT 300 (3) Introduction to Gerontology
  •  SOCL 101 (3) Social Problems and Social Policy
  •  SOCL 201 (3) Principles of Sociology
  •  SOCL 227 (3) Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems
  •  SOCL 309 (3) Urban Sociology
  •  SOCL 313 (3) Social Inequality
  •  SOCL 314 (3) Race and Ethnic Relations
  •  SOCL 319 (3) The Study of Population
  •  SOCL 325 (3) Criminology
  •  SOCL 335 (3) Law Enforcement and Social Control
  •  SOCL 337 (3) Corrections
  •  SOCL 339 (3) Sociology of Health and Illness
  •  WMST 300 (3) Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

 Students may take cross listed courses only once.

 

The Civic and Public Engagement certificate program invites students to explore the values, ethics, social obligations, and leadership skills of engaged citizenship and to apply this knowledge in real world settings. The certificate program consists of 12 credit hours, at least 3 hours must be at the 300-level or above. It is designed to allow students whose programs of study do not allow them to complete a minor. The certificate does not meet the requirement for a minor in BA programs. Students must meet all required course prerequisites.
  • CAPE 101 (1) Introduction to Civic and Public Engagement
  • CAPE 400 (2) Civic and Public Engagement Capstone
     
  • PHIL 230 (3) Introduction to Ethics

3-8 hours for the Experiential Component from the following list:

  •  CAPE 301 (1) Academic Internship in Civic and Public Engagement
  •  CAPE 302 (2) Academic Internship in Civic and Public Engagement
  •  CAPE 303 (3) Academic Internship in Civic and Public Engagement
  •  CAPE 350 (3) Special Topics in Civic and Public Engagement
  •  ECON 215 (3) Principles of Microeconomics
  •  EDUC 200 (3) Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty
  •  ENGL 328 (3) Healing Arts in Medicine
  •  ENVS 470 (0) Environmental Experiential Learning
  •  HIST 550 (3) Special Topics in History (when offered with appropriate content)
  •  LEAD 476 (3) Practice in Global Leadership
  •  LGST 471 (1) Academic Internship in Legal Studies
  •  LGST 472 (2) Academic Internship in Legal Studies
  •  LGST 473 (3) Academic Internship in Legal Studies
  •  PEAC 200 (3) An Introduction to Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies
  •  PLSC 260 (3) The United Nations
  •  PLSC 261 (1) Model UN Symposium
  •  PLSC 362 (1) Collegiate Model United Nations
  •  PLSC 471 (1) Academic Internship in Political Science
  •  PLSC 472 (2) Academic Internship in Political Science
  •  PLSC 473 (3) Academic Internship in Political Science
  •  PSYC 517 (3) Psychology of Aging

0-5 hours of Electives from the following list with at least two subject indicators:

  •  AAMS 300 (3) Introduction to African American Studies
  •  BADM 250 (3) Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  •  ECON 103 (3) Introduction to Political Economy
  •  ECON 216 (3) Principles of Macroeconomics
  •  ECON 331 (3) Public Finance
  •  ENVS 101 (3) Introduction to Environmental Issues
  •  HIST/AAMS 302 (3) Modern Civil Rights Movement
  •  HIST/AAMS 308 (3) American Ethnic History
  •  HIST/AAMS 509 (3) African-American History
  •  HIST 310 (3) The History of Women in America
  •  HIST 313 (3) Native American History
  •  HIST 501 (3) The History of Social Movements in America
  •  HIST/PEAC 502 (3) Social Movements in the United States Since the 1960s
  •  LEAD 275 (3) Leadership Theory
  •  LEAD 350 (3) Contexts for Global Leadership
  •  LEAD 351 (3) Special Topics in Global Leadership
  •  LEAD 465 (3) Leadership & Communication
  •  LGST 300 (3) Introduction to Legal Studies
  •  LGST 350 (3) Special Topics in Legal Studies
  •  MGMT 326 (3) Sustainable Operations
  •  MGMT 330 (3) Sustainable Business Practices
  •  MGMT/PHIL 575 (3) Business Ethics
  •  MLSC 101 (1) Introduction to the  Army and Critical Thinking
  •  PEAC 350 (3)  Special Topics in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies
  •  PEAC 490 (3) Academic Internship in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies
  •  PEAC 550 (3) Special Topics in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies
  •  PHIL 315 (3) Developments in Moral Philosophy
  •  PHIL 340 (3) Environmental Ethics
  •  PHIL 390 (3) Philosophy of Religion
  •  PLSC 201 (3) American Government
  •  PLSC 202 (3) State and Local Government
  •  PLSC 307 (3) American Parties and Practical Politics
  •  PLSC 313 (3) Public Opinion and Political Participation
  •  PLSC 325 (3) Environmental Politics
  •  PLSC 355 (3) Political Ideologies 
  •  PLSC 356 (3) American Political Thought
  •  PLSC/AAMS 317 (3) African American Politics and Policy
  •  PLSC/AAMS 319 (3) Race and Ethnic Politics in the United States
  •  SCWK 200 (3) Introduction to Social Work
  •  SCWK 306 (3) Working with Multi-Cultural Populations
  •  SCWK/GRNT 300 (3) Introduction to Gerontology
  •  SOCL 101 (3) Social Problems and Social Policy
  •  SOCL 201 (3) Principles of Sociology
  •  SOCL 227 (3) Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems
  •  SOCL 309 (3) Urban Sociology
  •  SOCL 313 (3) Social Inequality
  •  SOCL 314 (3) Race and Ethnic Relations
  •  SOCL 319 (3) The Study of Population
  •  SOCL 325 (3) Criminology
  •  SOCL 335 (3) Law Enforcement and Social Control
  •  SOCL 337 (3) Corrections
  •  SOCL 339 (3) Sociology of Health and Illness
  •  WMST 300 (3) Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

 Students may take cross listed courses only once.


 

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