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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Leadership and Civic Engagement (B.A. or B.S.)


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The Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development Center offers both a B.A. and a B.S. degree for a major in community leadership and civic engagement that is designed primarily for students seeking a career in public affairs in government, voluntary social agencies, and public interest groups. Each student must complete the required courses of the major along with an emphasis field. Several university departments participate in the major in community leadership and civic engagement.

The student learning outcomes for this degree are located at http://www.niu.edu/assessment/clearinghouse/outcomes/index.shtml.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

For the B.A. degree


Fulfillment of foreign language requirement (0-12) (See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree.”)

  • Course work in foreign literature or culture approved by major adviser (3)

For the B.S. degree


Laboratory science/mathematical/computational skills sequence (10-15) (See “College Requirement for the B.S. Degree.”)

Emphasis 1. Advocacy


Emphasis 2. Arts and Humanities


Emphasis 3. Enterprise


Emphasis 4. Environmental


Requirements outside Center (18)


Emphasis 5. Global


Requirements outside Center (18)


Total Hours for a Major in Community Leadership and Civic Engagement: 57-75 (B.A.) OR 67-75 (B.S.)


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