Community Development

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The Community Development minor is an applied, multidisciplinary minor. The purpose of the minor is to prepare students to integrate community development concepts into their own occupations; to recognize the relationships of social, economic, and development change on community viability and sustainability; and to take a more active role in the affairs of their own communities. The minor consists of 18 credits that includes coursework and an experiential component. Requirements include SOC 404 Community Assessment and SOC 405 Community Development and a minimum of three credits in each of the following areas: economics, business, and social science.