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Minor in Civic Engagement
Students with a minor in Civic Engagement gain knowledge about and experience in local and national citizenship, particularly emphasizing knowledge of democracy, economic processes, and local activism or service learning. Ultimately, Civic Engagement graduates participate actively in informed civic involvements and service, in leadership and organization of action and change.
A minor in Civic Engagement includes 5 courses and an internship. You get to select
Social Justice (3hrs):
ECON201 Intro to Economics
SOCI 240 Social Inequality
Civics and Political Theory (3hrs):
POLI100 Introduction to Political Science
POLI300 US Constitution and Government
POLI320 Political History
Public Policy (3hrs):
POLI200 Public Policy
BUSA355 Legal Aspects of Business
Community/Political Organizing (3hrs):
BIOL102 Environmental Awareness
EM204 Disaster Preparedness
EM206 Disaster Response
BUSA380 Leadership and Personal Development
BUSA450 Business Leadership and Ethics
Diverse Publics (3hrs):
SOCI200 Global Demography
SOCI250 Racial Ethnic Minorities
PSYC337 Cross-Cultural Psychology
Finally, you complete 3 credit hours of Internship in your major (XXXX460), and give it a service-learning focus.
Students in Civic Engagement often are also active in Student Government, campus life, or as a leader of a student club.
Assessment Plan: Graduates of the program each complete a short assessment of civic literacy.