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Civic Engagement Minor (CIV)

Advisor: Janeve West

Minor: A minimum of six course credits including:

1. Three core courses: PHI 202 (Introduction to Ethics), SOC 101 (Sociological Perspectives)
    or ANT 101 (Cultural Anthropology), and any 100 or 200 level Politics course except POL

    282 (Public Policy).

2. One course in critical thinking/research methods: STA 201 (Statistical Methods I) or PHI
    203 (Logic and Critical Thinking).

3. One course concerned with Efforts to Address Societal Issues. This category includes
    courses such as:

ANT 222 - Applied               ECB 261 - Global                  ENG 111 - (when the topic is: Bob
    Anthropology                     Environmental Economics           Dylan and the Language of
                                                                       Protest)
ENG 331 - English Literature:   ENG 345 - Late Nineteenth
    The Romantics                    Century American             ENG 37x - (when the advanced topic
                                     Literature                        is: Southern African Art,
ENV 101 - Environmental                                                Literature, & Culture in Context)
    Perspectives                EST 123 - Introduction to Ethnic
                                     Studies                      FRE 351 - Contemporary Literature I:
GSS 393 - Global Feminism                                              Writing as Political Action
                                HIS 154 - Making of Modern
HIS 354 - U.S. Social History        America                      HIS 255 - African American Lives
    Since 1940
                                PHI 109 - Ethics and Climate      PHI 224 - Environmental Ethics
PHI 261 - Applied Ethics             Change
POL 332 - Human Rights                                            POL 330 - Women and Politics
                                POL 182 - Public Policy           POL 334 - Seminar: Strategies to
POL 346 - Political Economy of  POL 333 - International
    Developing Countries                                               Alleviate Poverty
                                     Organizations                POL 361 - Race, Sex and the
POL 363 - Campaigns and         POL 35x - Education Policy in
    Elections                                                          Constitution
                                     America                      POL 367 - Urban Politics and Policy
POL 368 - Environmental         POL 366 - Constitutional Law:
    Politics and Policy                                           REL 362 - Holocaust and Response
                                     Rights and Liberties
PSY 276 - Multicultural         POL 371 - Wilderness Politics     SOC 255 - Media and the Public Mind
    Psychology
                                     and Policy                   SOC 376 - The African American Civil
SOC 343 - Women:                SOC 248 - American Indians:            Rights Movement
    Oppression & Resistances
                                     Culture, Activism and
                                     Social Justice
                                SOC 348 - Race and Ethnic
                                     Relations

    • This course may not be double-counted for the student’s designated major and the minor
         in Civic Engagement. A student must choose a course in this category specifically and
         only for the Civic Engagement Minor.

4. One course in Applied Civic Engagement. This category includes courses such as the
    following when they include a substantive applied civic engagement component: CIV
    280/380 (Internship in Civic Engagement); ENG 370 (AIDS Literature, Film, and Social
    Theory); and HIS 240 (Public Memory and Public History); HIS 364 (The Documentary
    Imagination During the Great Depression); PSY 263 (when the topic is: Psychology, Social

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