CEL A292- Introduction to Civic Engagement

Introduces students to types of civic engagement in a democracy, practices of engagement and inquiry, and public issues of ethics, environmental sustainability, community building and human and civil rights through reading, reflections and community inquiry.  A service-learning component is included and a required part of the course.
3 Credit Hours

 

CEL A392- Advanced Civic Engagement: Community Inquiry and Action

Examines concepts of community leadership and principles of practice for healthy communities including a healthy environment.  Community-based research practices and civic-minded engagement practices are addressed in an  action research project with a community partner.
3 Credit Hours

 

CEL A395- Civic Engagement Internship
*or approved alternative

Internship in which students gain intensive experience applying principles of civic engagement and major-disciplinary knowledge and skills in a community setting. Disciplinary internships may be petitioned as credit for the Civic Engagement Internship by completing additional Disciplinary assignments. Students registering for CEL A395 should contact the faculty instructor prior to the semester in which they will be completing the internship to begin discussions of where the internship will occur and to begin the application process.  [Read More]
6 Credit Hours

 

CEL A450- Civic Engagement Capstone
*or approved alternative

Integration of major and GER coursework through an individual civic engagement project. Disciplinary capstones may be petitioned as credit for the Civic Engagement Capstone.
3 Credit Hours

 

15 additional credits are needed for the Certificate and should be outlined in a proposed Program of Study with the Certificate faculty advisor.