The Community Systems and Engagement (CSE) Pathways Minor encourages participation by undergraduate students from all majors. The minor prepares students to address persistent community issues through active citizenship and systems thinking competency. By combining community engagement, service learning, and applied problem solving, the minor creates substantial opportunities for experiential learning.
The Pathways Minor in Community Systems and Engagement requires completion of 18 credit hours as follows:
Diversity and Community Engagement (Pathways Concept 7 - Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States ; Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences ; Intercultural and Global Awareness)
The Washington Semester: Politics, Policy and Administration in A Democracy
Other courses 2
Electives should be selected to gain additional exposure to a specific engagement strategy, community, or topic area. Global education, internships, research, or field studies with a community engagement focus are encouraged. Students may also choose courses which satisfy other Pathways to General Education requirements if they have a community engagement component.
With pre-approval on the minor director.
No more than 50% of the graded course credits required for the Minor in Community Systems and Engagement may be double-counted by a student toward the requirements of a major.
A GPA of 2.0 or higher is required in minor.
Some courses listed on this checksheet have prerequisites. Please consult the University Course Catalog or check with your advisor.