These requirements are from an excerpt from the University Academic Catalog, which outlines the requirements for a student to earn the distinction of being a Castleton University graduate. The complete catalog is available online.
This certificate, open to degree-seeking students regardless of major, allows students to develop knowledge and skills necessary for promoting positive change in their communities by combining disciplinary and inter-disciplinary coursework with direct community service, engagement, and leadership. The receipt of the Civic Engagement Certificate will be noted on the student's transcript when the degree is awarded.
1. Attend required two-hour orientation and training session.
2. Declare interest in Civic Engagement program by beginning of junior standing.
3. Successfully complete four courses designated Civic Engagement:
4. Complete 160 hours (40 hours average per year) of service fieldwork approved by the Civic Engagement Committee:
5. Complete Project/Paper: