Arizona State University
University Senate

Senate Motion #2017-56


Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Caroline Harrison, Chair

Date of First Reading: March 27, 2017

Date of Second Reading: April 24, 2017

Title of Motion: Request from the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts – for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate – Peace Corps Prep

Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision.   

Rationale: The Peace Corps Prep certificate is designed to foster intellectual curiosity in international development while enhancing the competitiveness of Peace Corps applicants. The certificate program has six program tracks to include Education, Youth Development, Health, Environment, Community and Economic Development and Agriculture with a unifying mandatory course, BIS 355 Peace Corps Seminar. Centered around three core competencies in sector-specific skills, intercultural competence and leadership, the certificate program encourages participation in service learning, internship opportunities and study abroad experiences.

Admin Response: