Development and Human Capabilities Track

Requirements for the Certificate in Civic and Global Leadership - Development and Human Capabilities Track

Courses in the development and human capabilities track expose students to such topics as the intersection of poverty and environmental protection, community mobilization, theories of development, political institutions and policies shaping poverty eradication, and economic models of development. Students learn about international, national, and local actors involved in development processes (e.g., states, the United Nations, microfinance organizations, non-governmental organizations, cultural groups) and explore issues affecting development and underdevelopment such as climate change, food production, human rights, and disease.

This certificate of curricular study requires successful completion of the following:

Course Requirements
CIVC 200Introduction to Civic and Global Leadership4
CIVC 400Civic and Global Leadership Capstone4
Select twelve semester hours representing a minimum of two disciplines from the following electives in Development and Human Capabilities (attribute CVDV):12
Intermediate Documentary Projects in Photography
Economic Development
Health and Development
Introduction to Environmental Studies
Community Development and Place in Rural Appalachia
Tropical Forest Ecology and Management
Field Studies in Global Community Engagement: Food Systems in Costa Rica
The Politics of Poverty and Inequality
Introduction to Public Policy
The Politics of Development and Foreign Aid
Global Gender Issues
Global Health Governance
Seminar in Developmental Psychology: Human Development in Context
Total Semester Hours20