Urban Civic Education Minor
Social and Psychological Foundations of Education
The Urban Civic Education Minor is an interdisciplinary program housed in the Department of Social and Psychological Foundations of Education. The minor emphasizes civic agency and is designed to inform the student about public work, public achievement, and community organizing. Students are required to take a total of nineteen (19) credit hours. All minors are required to take SPF 203: Schools and Society, and SPF 366: Cultural Proficiency and Public Achievement. The minor encourages active participation through service learning and Public Achievement models and reflection in the processes of social, political, and personal change.
|Required Courses (7 credit hours)|
|SPF 203||SCHOOL AND SOCIETY||3|
|SPF/SOC 366||CULTURAL PROFICIENCY AND PUBLIC ACHIEVEMENT||4|
|Electives (12 credit hours)|
|Select four from the following:||12|
|RACE, ETHNICITY, AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE|
|CREATIVE LEADERSHIP THROUGH EFFECTIVE FACILITATION|
|COMMUNITY SERVICE WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (1-9)|
|AFRICAN AMERICANS AND CIVIL RIGHTS|
|PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES|
|URBAN ETHNIC POLITICS|
|DEMOCRACY AND PEACE: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN THE URBAN EXPERIENCE|
|INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY|
|SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY|
|SOCIOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH|
|POVERTY AND PUBLIC POLICY|
|Total Credit Hours||19|
Entry to Minor: 2.00 GPA
Transfer Credit: A maximum of 6 upper division credits are accepted toward fulfillment of the minor.
Additional Notes: Students may not take more than two lower level courses.