The Minor in Community Leadership provides students with knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be agents of change in their communities. Along with the foundational Intro to Community Leadership SOCI 3305 and the capstone internship course SOCI 4379 , students are required to strengthen their communication skills in Intercultural Communication COMS 3370 . The three core courses all feature the Academic Community Engagement (ACE) pedagogy giving students opportunities to apply knowledge and skills to meet community needs and gain professional experience. Three elective courses round out the minor providing students an interdisciplinary perspective on community leadership.
INED 4379. Occupatnl Analysis & Curr Dvlp. 3 Hours.
This course is designed to enable a student to analyze trades, occupational pursuits and jobs for divisions, operations and information in order to develop a curriculum compatible to his/her teaching field.
SOCI 4379. Internship In Applied Sociolgy. 3 Hours.
Students engage in an in-depth exploration of sociological issues in an applied setting. Students are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours in an approved host organization, plus complete appropriate academic requirements. Internships are unpaid. Internships are unpaid. Fall and Spring only.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior Sociology majors, minimum GPA 3.0 or through special petition.