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ENGINEERING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Tom Colledge
213P Hammond Bldg
University Park
Phone: 814-863-1527
E-mail: thc100@psu.edu

University Park

ENGINEERING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT (ENGCO)

A certificate in Engineering and Community Engagement is proposed for students in the College of Engineering. This certificate is intended to acknowledge students who have gained proficiency in design, research and application of appropriate technologies for use in serving communities in the U.S. and abroad while stressing an awareness of the cultural context of such engineering activities. Collaborations with communities are strongly encouraged along with emphasis on the importance of ethical considerations in collaborating/working in community settings. All students in good academic standing are eligible for admission to the program.

To earn an undergraduate certificate in ENGINEERING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, a minimum of 12 credits is required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES

YFE 211
EDSGN 352
EDSGN 452
ENGR 496
ENGR 411 OR ENGR 425 OR ENGR 408 OR ENGR 493
OR EDSGN 395

Core requirements for the certificate program include courses in both: a)Community Engagement, and b) U.S. and International Cultures. These courses may be scheduled to satisfy general education requirements (GS/GH/US/IL)depending on the courses selected. Beyond that, students have various course options available to them to complete the 12 credits requirement for the certificate including project-based courses in: a) design, b) entrepreneurship, and c) leadership. Students will be strongly encouraged to meet withthe program director to discuss and formulate their program of study in thecertificate program.

Prerequisites Required.

Effective Date: Spring Semester 2007

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 11/11/2011

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