All Certificate in Civic Engagement majors are required to meet with a Certificate advisor to create a Plan of Study. This plan must be approved by the faculty committee. Plans, and any amendments to them, must be submitted to the Certifcate faculty committee by the student and the Certificate advisor. Students are strongly encouraged to remain in contact with their Certificate advisor throughout the course of their studies.
Students must complete the following requirements:
C. Certificate core courses 15 credits
*Students may substitute a major-departmental internship and/or capstone course if approved.
Area concentration courses 15 credits
Electives: 15 credits of electives of which 9 are required to have a community-based learning component, approved for students by certificate faculty advisor.
D. Civic Engagement PortfolioAn ePortfolio is required for graduation and is evaluated by the program faculty committee. The ePortfolio is a record of students' unfolding service, academic, and leadership experience. Recommended materials include, but are not limited to: Certificate and major combined plan of study, course syllabi, self-evaluations and reflections on learning experiences, letters of reference and other written feedback from faculty and community mentors, products created with and for community partners, and notes from meetings with the Certificate advisor.