Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2018-28
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Caroline Harrison, Chair
Date of First Reading: January 29, 2018
Date of Second Reading: February 26, 2018
Title of Motion: Request from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership – for the establishment of an undergraduate degree – BA in Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership
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 School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership (SCETL) seeks to prepare civic-minded citizens and leaders through the study of great works and great debates of civic, economic, political, and moral thought, primarily in the Western tradition but also comparatively. The core spirit of this transdisciplinary education is the nexus of study of classic sources with study about and experiences of leadership and statesmanship, to prepare students for both understanding and practice of leadership in 21st century America and a globalized world.