2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communities and Public Service Minor

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Program Description

The knowledge and skills gained in this minor can help all students become more engaged and competent citizens who understand how their local government and nonprofit organizations work to enhance our communities and region. 

Admission Requirements

Direct from High School

3.25 minimum cumulative high school grade point average

22 ACT/1030 SAT

Current Wright State Students

Minimum 2.0 Wright State cumulative grade point average

C or better in ENG 1100

Two liberal arts core classes

Transfer Students

Minimum 2.0 grade point average from last institution attended (may be higher for certain programs)

C or better in ENG 1100

Two Wright State Core courses offered in the liberal arts

Returning Students

Students who return to Wright State after being absent for three or more semesters must reapply for admission and satisfy the same admission requirements listed above. Returning students will be required to complete the program requirements in effect at the time of their re-admission to the College of Liberal Arts.

Program Learning Outcomes 

Students graduating with the minor in Communities and Public Service will be able to:

  • apply analytical tools to analyze problems relevant to the public sector or the nonprofit sector.
  • use critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate local, national, or global political, legal, or social issues.
  • communicate effectively in writing.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the value of diversity and multicultural competence in today’s global environment.

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Program Requirements:

II. Departmental Requirements

Required Courses: 12 Hours

Elective Courses: 6 Hours

  • Choose any two URS electives at the 3000-4000 level

Total: 18 Hours

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