Civic Engagement Minor

Wesleyan's civic engagement minor includes service-learning courses and courses about how democratic processes work, volunteering, practica, and opportunities for reflection designed to provide you with a broad understanding of the varied components of civic engagement. Courses are grouped in six areas: the individual in society, the practice of democracy, ethical reasoning, volunteerism and activism, education and public scholarship, and civic engagement in cross-cultural perspective.

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Courses in Civic Engagement 

Wesleyan University prides itself on enrolling and nurturing students with strong social consciousness. Students participate in a wide variety of formal and informal “civic” activities in Middletown and around the world. These activities include volunteer work, practica, and service-learning courses.