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Bachelor of General Studies in Community Development

This concentration is designed for practitioners in community development to upgrade their skills and enhance their professional expertise, or for those wishing to enter the field of community development or a related area. Total Major Credits (24 credits)

Required Courses: (12 credits)

CD 220 Elements and Issues in Community Development  
CD 351 Sustainable Economic and Community Development  
CD 352 Non-Profit Management  
CD 401 Research Methods in Community Based Practice  

Major Electives (12 credits)
Select at least one course in the area of Community Development.  For the remaining three major electives, students may select courses in Community Development or other fields including Criminal Justice, Health and Social Services or Public Administration -- with advisor approval.

Core Curriculum (30 credits)
Includes two writing courses (including Expository Writing or the equivalent); a Mathematics skills course; and at least one approved course from each of the following categories: Natural Science, Humanities, Fine Arts, Social Science, and speech; and additional liberal arts electives for a total of 30 credits.

Electives (66 credits)

Total Credits required to graduate (120 credits)