2004-2005 UAF Catalog  

Leadership and Civic Engagement

College of Liberal Arts
Northern Studies Program
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Minor only

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The minor in leadership and civic engagement is administered by the northern studies program. Its purpose is to strengthen the abilities of UAF graduates to lead and contribute effectively in both the public and private spheres, especially in the Alaska public policy context.


  1. Complete the following:

    NORS 205—Leadership, Citizenship and Choice 3 credits

    NORS 486—Senior Seminar in Leadership and Civic Engagement 3 credits
  2. Complete three courses from the following. At least one course must be a PS elective and one course must be a HIST elective.

    PS 202—Democracy and Global Society 3 credits

    PS 263—Alaska Native Politics 3 credits

    PS 301—American Presidency 3 credits

    PS 315—American Political Thought 3 credits

    PS 462—Alaska Government and Politics 3 credits

    HIST 131—History of the United States 3 credits

    HIST 361—Early American History 3 credits

    HIST 364—History of the U.S. 1945 – Present 3 credits

    RD 300W—Rural Development in a Global Perspective 3 credits

    RD 325—Community Development Strategies 3 credits
  3. Minimum credits required 15

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