Fostering Just Communities Certificate

For information, contact the Department of Teacher Education, 401 McGuffey Hall 513-529-6443.

This 12-credit undergraduate certificate program is open to all majors, is inter-disciplinary, requires a place-based learning component, and focuses on social justice in urban communities. Multiple options to completion.

Program Requirements 

Complete one of the following pathways:12
Urban Cohort
Preparatory
EMPOWER I: Educational and Economic Justice and Service-Learning
Experiential
Student Teaching or 120-hour semester internship (either Immersive Residential or not)
Teaching Internship- Adolescent
Teaching Internship- Early Childhood
Teaching Internship-Middle Childhood
Reflective
Field Experience 1
Culminating
See Fostering Just Communities Advisor for Options
Fall Residency Program
Preparatory
EMPOWER I: Educational and Economic Justice and Service-Learning (See Fostering Just Communities Advisor for a)
Experiential
Immersive Residential Semester Internship
Reflective
Independent Studies
Culminating
The American City Since 1940
Flex Plan
Preparatory
EMPOWER I: Educational and Economic Justice and Service-Learning (See Fostering Just Communities Advisor for additional options)
Experiential
Cincinnati Summer Immersion Program or 120 hour Non-residential Semester Internship
Reflective
Culminating
See Fostering Just Communities Advisor for Options
Approved course (See Fostering Just Communities Advisor) and 1 credit hour independent study
Total Credit Hours12