The Minor in Civic Engagement and Leadership is administered by New College and the Department of Philosophy with the Army and Air Force ROTC Programs. 

New College
201 Lloyd Hall

Department of Philosophy
336 ten Hoor Hall

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. This minor is restricted to residential students; New College LifeTrack does not offer minors. 

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Minor Courses
NEW 237 or Cooperation & Conflict4
NEW 238 Honors: Coop. & Conflict
PHL 292 or Introduction to Ethics3
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
Total Hours19

Elective Courses

Students must earn 12 hours of courses chosen from the following.  Another course may be substituted with prior approval from the Director of New College.  Courses that count towards your major field of study cannot be used to fulfill the requirements for a minor.  

AAST/WS 352Social Inequality3
AAST 395Special Topics (Defining Diversity on Campus)3
COM 122Critical Decision Making3
COM 225Small Group Communicatn3
COM 460Group Leadership3
HY 330Civil Rights Movement3
NEW 120Sustained Dialogue1
NEW 270Leader Soc Justice Activism3
NEW 273Social Issues & Ethics4
NEW 310Independent Study (310-322)1-15
NEW 436Public Leadership4
NEW 472Social Change4
NEW 490Special Topics (Nonprofit Management)3
NEW 490Special Topics (American Law)4
PHL 100Intro To Philosophy3
PSC 335Soc Movements & Cont Politics3
WS 310Special Topics (Redefining Diversity on Campus)3
WS 352Social Inequality3

MIL and AFS Secondary Courses

Qualified ROTC Candidates may complete secondary courses from the following:

AFS 350USAF Leadership Studies3
AFS 360USAF Leadership Studies3
AFS 470National Security Affair3
AFS 480National Security Affair3
MIL 110Leadership/Natl Security1
MIL 120Foundatn Leadershp Team Develm1
MIL 210Basic Leadership Skills2
MIL 220Military Leadership Skills2
MIL 310Small Unit Tactical Leadership3
MIL 320Advanced Leadership Skills3
MIL 410Military Science IV3
MIL 420Military Science IV3

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.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

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.