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Community Development

Award: Associate of Science
Total Credits for Award: 60.00

Admission Requirements:

Students are accepted into this program for fall and spring terms.

Courses in this program require achievement of the following minimum placements:

MnTC Goal Area courses in this program may have different required placements and prerequisites, please see individual course requirements.


Description:

Embark on a challenging and meaningful career in Community Development with Minneapolis College’s multifaceted and holistic program that intersects community development, community organizing, and indigenous cultures. Become a leader that makes a difference in people’s lives, working to improve urban communities and affecting change through policymaking at local, state and federal levels.




COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 AMIS 1120

 Community Development and Indigenous Cultures

 3.00

 ENGL 1110 Or ENGA 1110

 College Composition

 3.00

 INFS 1000

 Information Literacy and Research Skills

 2.00

 PSCI 1102

 State and Local Government

 3.00

 General Education

 Choose courses from any of the MnTC Goal Areas

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 14.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 AMST 1132

 Ethnic America

 3.00

 CMST 2012

 Intercultural Communication

 3.00

 PSCI 1170

 Community Organizing

 3.00

 General Education

 Choose courses from any of the MnTC Goal Areas

 6.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 15.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: THIRD SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 BUSN 1145

 Or

 PSCI 1190

 

 Small Business Management

 Or

 Leadership/The Politics of Community Change: Social Movements/Non-profits and Community Development

 3.00

 GLOS 1500

 Introduction to Global Studies

 3.00

 PSCI 1180

 Politics Media and Community Organizing: Indigenous Understandings and Applications

 3.00

 SOCI 1105

 Introduction to Sociology

 3.00

 General Education

 Choose any course from any of the MnTC Goal Areas

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 15.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FOURTH SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 PSCI 1200

 Introduction to Public Policy

 3.00

 PSCI 1175

 Political Science Field Experience

 3.00

 PSYC 1110

 General Psychology

 4.00

 General Education

 Choose courses from any of the MnTC Goal Areas

 6.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 16.00

General Education Courses: (30 credits)

To complete the Community Development A.S. degree, students are required to successfully complete 30 credits of General Education coursework selected from at least six of the ten MnTC Goal Areas. The following courses are required: ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110, CMST 2012 and INFS 1000. Within the General Education coursework, students must complete a minimum of three credits from MnTC Goal Area 1, and a minimum or three credits from MnTC Goal Areas 7, 8, 9 or 10.

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, if applicable program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.