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Community Studies and Civic Engagement

For students who want to make a difference in their community.

Community Studies and Civic Engagement majors are not eligible for this minor.

Requirements and Guidelines

  • This minor requires you to have completed at least 24 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  • You may use a maximum of 6 credits to satisfy both major (degree) and minor requirements.
  • You must earn at least a C (2.0) in each course you apply to the minor.

Minor Requirements (15 credits)


Required Courses (12 credits)

  • Understanding Community (CSCE 200)
  • Community Studies (CSCE 300)
  • Leadership for Social Change (CSCE 306)
  • Community Engagement Experience (CSCE 481)

Electives (3 credits)

Choose one:

  • Topics in Community Studies (CSCE 297)
  • Introduction to Nonprofit Leadership (CSCE 301)
  • Social Awareness and Ethical Responsibility (CSCE 311)
  • Community Organizations in a Digital World (CSCE 315)
  • Nonprofit Management (CSCE 400)
  • Community Leadership and Decision-Making (CSCE 412)
  • Capstone Seminar (CSCE 482)
  • Special Topics in Community Studies and Civic Engagement (CSCE 497)
  • Personal Selling (MKTG 430)

Adviser Contact: Kristen Tull, 410.837.5372