The Minor in Civic Engagement and Leadership is administered by New College and Department of Philosophy with the Department of Military Science.
Admission into the Minor
Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.
|NEW 237 or||Cooperation & Conflict||4|
|NEW 238||Honors: Coop. & Conflict|
|PHL 292 or||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|PHL 221||Honors Introduction to Ethics|
|Select one of the following:||12|
Elective courses (two approved from 300 or 400 level and two approved from 100-400 level)
MIL or AFS Secondary Courses
Students must earn 12 hours of courses chosen from the following. Another course may be substituted with prior approval from Dr. Natalie Adams, Director, New College. Courses that count towards your major field of study cannot be used to fulfill the requirements for a minor.
|AAST/WS 352||Social Inequality||3|
|AAST 395||Special Topics (Defining Diversity on Campus)||3|
|COM 122||Critical Decision Making||3|
|COM 225||Small Group Communicatn||3|
|COM 460||Group Leadership||3|
|HY 330||Civil Rights Movement||3|
|NEW 120||Inclusive Leadership Through Sustained Dialogue||1|
|NEW 270||Leader Soc Justice Activism||3|
|NEW 273||Social Issues & Ethics||4|
|NEW 310||Independent Study (310-322)||1-15|
|NEW 436||Public Leadership||4|
|NEW 437||Civic Awareness||4|
|NEW 472||Social Change||4|
|NEW 490||Special Topics (Nonprofit Management)||3|
|NEW 490||Special Topics (American Law)||4|
|PHL 100||Intro To Philosophy||3|
|PSC 335||Soc Movements & Cont Politics||3|
|WS 310||Special Topics (Redefining Diversity on Campus)||3|
|WS 352||Social Inequality||3|
MIL and AFS Secondary Courses
Qualified ROTC Candidates may complete secondary courses from the following:
|AFS 350||USAF Leadership Studies||3|
|AFS 360||USAF Leadership Studies||3|
|AFS 470||National Security Affair||3|
|AFS 480||National Security Affair||3|
|MIL 110||Leadership/Natl Security||1|
|MIL 120||Foundatn Leadershp Team Develm||1|
|MIL 210||Basic Leadership Skills||2|
|MIL 220||Military Leadership Skills||2|
|MIL 310||Small Unit Tactical Leadership||3|
|MIL 320||Advanced Leadership Skills||3|
|MIL 410||Military Science IV||3|
|MIL 420||Military Science IV||3|
Grade Point Average
A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.
A minimum of six hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.
This minor does not require ancillary courses.
Additional Minor Requirements
Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements.