Spring Semester 2014
* - Course meets a GER requirement
UAA’s Certificate in Civic Engagement prepares students to become active, effective, ethical citizens in their professional and personal lives. Students develop practical skills to link their learning to community involvement through service-learning experiences, internships, community-based research, and creative activities. This program highlights scholarly, community-based engagement in students’ major coursework while making connections to academic, personal and civic development of skills and competencies.
The Certificate appears on student transcripts and attest to the students' engagement in campus and community life. Future employers value the broad civic perspective and practical skills and knowledge of Certificate graduates.
Students who earn the Certificate in Civic Engagement will achieve the outcomes of their majors and will be able to:
Requirements and Courses
Marcella Dent, one of the first Civic Engagement Certificate graduates and UAA Heifer International Club founders, had this to say about her civic engagement experience in a recent article:
Read the full article in the Green & Gold news.
Certificate Faculty Committee