Civil Society and Sustainable Communities Minor

Requirements: (9-15 credits, depending upon which option is selected):

Option 1: Complete all of the following 

  • IND/SUST123 Introduction to Sustainable Communities (3)
  • Completion of a semester long international experience in an approved study abroad program*.
  • At an approved study abroad site: 3 credits earned for one career/service internship appropriate to the student's area of study, as determined by the Modern Language Chair and the students advisor.

NOTE: As part of the study abroad program: enrollment in an additional 6-9 credits of course work is required in order to retain full time status. This course work, which will be selected with the approval of the Daemen Advisor, will be used to complement one's minor and to fulfill requirements for the student's major or core.  

*Official transcript, documenting attendance and completion of required course work as referenced above, is required to be submitted to Daemen's Modern Language Chair.

Option 2

  • IND/SUST123 Introduction to Sustainable Communities (3)
  • Completion of Project/Campus Activity dealing with Civic Engagement and/or Sustainability: (may be completed as part of successful completion of HCS/PHI/REL232 Learning Through Service or completion of community service work via the Service Learning Department).
  • Completion of two career/service internships (3 credits each) appropriate to the student's area of study, as determined by the Modern Language Chair and the student's Advisor. Career Field Experiences and/or departmental field experiences are acceptable.
  • 6 credits completed in pre-approved Daemen courses relating to Civil Society & Sustainable Communities.

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