Community and Economic Development

The Community and Economic Development area of study explores how community and government leaders work together to build critical organizations and partnerships, such as community-based services, arts centers, downtown businesses and a variety of urban renewal and redevelopment projects.

Area of Study Requirements Credits
Required 3
  • Community and Economic Development & Leadership
  • 3
Students may select three of the following: 9
  • Leading Strategic Change in Public Service
  • Principles of Economic Development
  • Fundraising in Nonprofits Challenges
  • Networking for Effective Community Development
  • Population, Land Use & Municipal Finance
  • Methods & Techniques for Community Economic Development
  • Practical Grant Writing
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Total 12 credits
Learning Outcomes for this Area of Study

Upon completion of the area of study, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the issues in CED.
  • Summarize the policies that influence CED decisions and approaches.
  • Analyze how CED policies are applied.
  • Compare and contrast how different tools are applied to solve CED problems.

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