Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

Community Engagement Option

The Community Engagement Option consists of a minimum of 4.0 credits. Students must complete 2 core course credits: AF300 (0.5 credit), AF301 (0.5 credit), AF305* (1.0 credit). The option is completed by a further 2 credits from Elective courses. To obtain the Community Engagement Option designation on their transcripts, students must have a minimum GPA of 7.00 in designated courses, computed on all credits claimed for the option.

Required Core Courses (2.0 credits):

AF300 - Introduction to Community Engagement
AF301 - Social Inclusion, Local Democracy and Community Enterprise
AF305* - Semester in Community Engagement

Elective Courses (2.0 credits):

AN241 - City Life and Urban Space
AN237 - Cross-cultural Studies of Change
AN336 - Culture, Power and Politics
AN348 - Space, Place and Culture
GG265 - Urban Spatial Behaviour
GG365 - Canadian Urban Spaces
GG373 - Landscapes and Identities
GG376 - Cultural Heritage Landscapes
GS342 _
GS441 - Ecological Citizenship
HI285
HI293 - History of Canada since Confederation
HI320 - Canada since 1945
HI322 - Social History of Modern Canada
HI344 - Native Peoples of Eastern Canada
HI345 - Native Peoples of Western Canada
NO202 - Narrative, Place and Identity in North America
NO211 - Canadian Identities and Cultures
PO264 - The Practice of Politics in Canada
PO312 - The Politics of Cities and Regions in Canada
PO345 - Canadian Public Policy
PO350 - Theories of Justice
PO432 - Canadian Democracy
PP207 - Ethical Theories
PP223 - Contemporary Moral Issues
RE312 - The Human Life Cycle and Religious Development
RE331 - Religious Diversity in Contemporary Canada
SY210 - Social Inequality
SY218 - Constructions of Deviance
SY224 - Sociology of Work
SY232 - Sociology of Mental Illness
SY322 - Sociology of Health and Illness
SY/AN333 - Human Rights I: Canadian Responsibility
SY410 - Human Rights II: Intellectuals’ Responsibility
WS204 - Women, Gender and Work
WS209 - Women and Leadership

When choosing elective courses, note that some of these courses have prerequisites. Although these prerequisites may be waived by the program or department administering the course, it is the student’s responsibility to make such arrangements.