Civic and Regional Development

Degree

Bachelor of Science | College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science

What is Civic and Regional Development?

The Civic and Regional Development major offers professional administrative, analytical, communication, and leadership training to prepare students to work in nonprofit organizations, service agencies, philanthropic and development organizations, and local government. During their field experiences in local organizations, students practice their skills and learn new ones in multiple learning environments.

What are the features of Miami’s program?

In addition to core courses that include nonprofit organizations, civic leadership, proposal and grant writing, this major offers two semesters of practical experience in local nonprofits, providing students with real-world professional experience and networking opportunities prior to graduation.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

What courses would I take?

Students take courses in nonprofit organizations, grant writing, civic and political leadership. The cornerstone of the core requirements are the practical courses in which students gain professional experience in local organizations. They also select courses of interest in business and organizational leadership, in social sciences and family studies, and in communications as they shape their program according to their interests and career goals.

What can I do with this major?

Students seek work in nonprofit organizations, service agencies, philanthropic and development organizations, and local government.

Who can I contact for more information?

Justice and Community Studies
513-785-7702

Community@miamioh.edu

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