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Interdisciplinary Minor in Community Engagement


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Designed to provide a foundation of knowledge and skills for participation in communities regardless of one’s primary field of study, the Interdisciplinary Minor in Community Engagement allows students to deepen and expand their understanding of communities and develop skills for principled and effective engagement. The interdisciplinary nature of the minor allows for a broad knowledge base from which to establish relationships with a range of communities both locally and globally. Students are required to take CMTYENGA 2A03  and 21 additional units from the three course lists below, selected from two or more Faculties. To ensure a mixture of theoretical and experiential courses, students must take a minimum of six units from Course List A (courses that focus on theory) and a minimum of six units from Course List B (courses that provide the student with relevant experiential learning) and/or Course List C (capstone courses that involve an advanced community
engaged project and/or community based research). Students are strongly encouraged to take courses from Course List C. The Arts & Science Program will host the minor by managing administrative obligations such as the submission of curricular revisions. Responsibility for advising students rests with the student’s home Faculty. More information about Community Engagement can be found at  http://community.mcmaster.ca. Specific questions may be sent to the Office of Community Engagement at community@mcmaster.ca. It is the student’s responsibility to check carefully for prerequisites, co-requisites and enrollment restrictions. Students are encouraged to speak to their Faculty advisors about Faculty-specific rules on double-counting courses for the minor.

Course List A (Theory Courses)


Course List B (Experiential Courses)


Requirements


24 units total (no more than 6 units from Level 1 courses)

21 units


  • Selected from two or more Faculties; must include a minimum of 6 units from Course List A and a minimum of 6 units from Course List B and/or Course List C

Notes


Please see the Course Listings section for a detailed description of the above courses.

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