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GLD in Professional and Civic Engagement

Approved Courses

If you are graduating with a bachelor’s degree you are required to complete 6 credit hours from this approved list and those with an associate’s degree are required to complete 3 credit hours.

Baccalaureate Students

6 credits total: 3 credits must be "Primary" & 3 credits must be "Secondary."  See the course list below.

Associate Students

3 credits from either a Primary or Secondary course

 Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for prerequisites or course restrictions.  Course titles and numbers are subject to change.  Complete course lists are avaiable in the GLD Application. 

Course Title Type Keywords
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AERO 301 Air Force Leadership Studies I Secondary Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
AERO 302 Air Force Leadership Studies II Secondary Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
AFAM * Any AFAM course Secondary Diversity
ANTH * Any ANTH cultures course Secondary Diversity
ANTH 313 Ethical Dilemmas in Anthropology Secondary Ethics
ANTH 349 Anthropology of Work Secondary Diversity
ANTH 354 Anthropology of Nonverbal Communication Secondary Communications
ANTH 355 Language, Culture, and Society Secondary Communications
ANTH 371 Ethnography of Communication Secondary Communications, Diversity
ANTH 381 Gender and Globalization Secondary Diversity
ANTH 555 Language and Gender Secondary Communications, Diversity
ANTH 556 Language and Globalization Secondary Communications
ANTH 586 Discourse, Gender and Politics of Emotion Secondary Communications
ARAB 280 Introduction to Modern Arab Culture Secondary Diversity
ARMY 201 Fundamentals of Military Leadership Secondary Communications
ARMY 301 Advanced Military Decision Making Secondary Ethics, Communications
ARMY 302 Applied Military Leadership Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
ARMY 401 Leadership and Management Seminar I Secondary Diversity, Advanced Leadership Development
ARMY 402 Leadership and Management Seminar II Secondary Diversity, Advanced Leadership Development
ARTE 571 Directed Teaching in Art Secondary Internship
ARTH 503 Internship in Art History Secondary Internship
ARTS 545 Internship in Graphic Design Secondary Internship
BADM 499 Business Internship Secondary Internship
CHIN 240 Chinese Culture, Tradition, and Modern Societies Secondary Diversity
CPLT 270 World Literature Secondary Diversity
CPLT 300 What is Comparative Literature Secondary Diversity
CPLT 301 Great Books of the Western World I Secondary Diversity
CPLT 302 Great Books of the Western World II Secondary Diversity
CPLT 415 Topics in Comparative Literary Relations Secondary Diversity
CRJU 494 Internship Secondary Internship
DANC 370 Dance Education II: Creative Dance for Children Secondary Internship
DANC 479 Teaching Internship in Dance Education Secondary Internship
ECHE 202 Exploring the Chemical Engineering Workplace Secondary Internship
ECON 499 Internship in Economics Secondary Internship
EDEC 342P The Young Child: Development, Care, and Education (3–8 Years) Secondary Internship
EDEC 570 Internship in Environments for Teaching and Learning Secondary Internship
EDEC 591 Seminar on Teaching in Early Childhood Secondary Internship
EDEL 441 Introductory Elementary Internship Secondary Internship
EDEL 571 Internship in Planning and Motivation Secondary Internship
EDEL 591 Seminar on Teaching Secondary Internship
EDLP 520 The Teacher as Manager Primary, Secondary Target Leadership
EDML 584 Middle School Internship Seminar Secondary Internship
EDML 598 Internship A in the Middle School Secondary Internship
EDML 599 Internship B in the Middle School Secondary Internship
EDPY 401 Learners and the Diversity of Learning Primary, Secondary Target Leadership
EDPY 401P Practicum: Learners and the Diversity of Learning Secondary Internship
EDTE 590A Internship in Curriculum and Assessment

Secondary Internship
EDTE 590B Internship in Teaching Secondary Internship
EDTE 590C Internship in Professional Roles Secondary Internship
ENCP 101-H01 Introduction to Engineering Primary Leadership
ENGL 309 Teaching Writing One-on-One Primary, Secondary Target Leadership
ENGL 370 Language in the USA Secondary Communications
ENGL 387 Introduction to Rhetoric Secondary Communications
ENGL 455 Language in Society Secondary Communications, Diversity
ENGL 462 Technical Writing Secondary Communications
ENGL 463 Business Writing Secondary Communications
ENGL 466 Writing Internship Secondary Internship
ENVR 122 Green Engagements Primary, Secondary  
EXSC 481 Practicum in Community Fitness Programs Secondary Internship
FORL 448 Teaching Internship in Foreign Languages Secondary Internship
FORL 510 Teaching Second Languages to Young Children Secondary Internship
FREN 295 Topics in French Culture Secondary Diversity
GEOG 121 Lands and People of the World Secondary Diversity
GEOG 210 Peoples, Places, and Environments Secondary Diversity
GEOG 516 Costal Zone Management Secondary Internship
GEOG 595 Internship in Geography Secondary Internship
GERM 280 German Culture and Civilization Secondary Diversity
HIST 329 Modern and Contemporary Britain Secondary Diversity
HIST 338 Modern Germany Secondary Diversity
HIST 347 The Middle East in Modern Times Secondary Diversity
HIST 349 The Contemporary Middle East and North Africa Secondary Diversity
HIST 354 Modern East Asia Secondary Diversity
HIST 379 Women in Modern Europe Secondary Diversity
HIST 386 Islamic Institutions and Traditions Secondary Diversity
HIST 421 Modern Latin America Secondary Diversity
HIST 424 Gender in Latin America Secondary Diversity
HPEB 301 Practicum in Health Education: Peer Health Education Training Secondary Internship
HRSM 301 HRSM Professional Development Seminar Secondary Internship
HRTM 290 Hospitality and Tourism Practicum Secondary Internship
HRTM 495 Hospitality and Tourism Internship Secondary Internship
HSPM 500 Introduction to Health Care Management and Organization Primary, Secondary Target Leadership
IBUS 423 Cross–Cultural Behavior and Negotiations Secondary Diversity, Advanced Leadership Development
ITAL 400 Contemporary Italian Civilization Secondary Diversity
ITEC 143 Advanced Business Document Preparation Secondary Communications
ITEC 242 Business Communications Secondary Communications
ITEC 301 Professional Internship Seminar Secondary Internship
ITEC 311 Practicum in Business Education Secondary Internship
ITEC 472 Directed Teaching in High School (Business Education) Secondary Internship
JAPA 240 Introduction to Japanese Culture Secondary Diversity
JAPA 340 Introduction to Japanese Culture and Literature Secondary Diversity
JOUR 303 Law and Ethics of the Mass Media Secondary Ethics, Advanced Leadership Development
JOUR 311 Minorities, Women, and the Mass Media Secondary Communications, Diversity
JOUR 434 Electronic Journalism Secondary Communications
JOUR 436 Public Relations Writing Secondary Communications
JOUR 452 Electronic Mass Media Writing Secondary Communications
JOUR 501 Freedom, Responsibility, and Ethics of the Mass Media Secondary Ethics
JOUR 505 Language and Communications Media Secondary Communications
JOUR 536 Crisis Communication Secondary Communications
JOUR 548 Internship in Mass Communication Secondary Internship
LASP 311 Latin American Cultures Secondary Diversity
LASP 315 South American Indian Cultures Secondary Diversity
LASP 342 Modern Latin America Secondary Diversity
LASP 351 Politics and Governments of Latin America Secondary Diversity
LING 140 Linguistic Diversity Awareness. Secondary Diversity
LING 340 Language, Culture, and Society Secondary Communications
LING 345 Language in the USA Secondary Communications
LING 440 Language in Society Secondary Communications, Diversity
LING 541 Language and Gender Secondary Communications, Diversity
LING 543 Discourse, Gender, and Politics of Emotion Secondary Communications
LING 556 Language and Globalization Secondary Communications
MART 499 Internship in Media Arts Secondary Internship
MGMT 250 Professional Communication Primary, Secondary Public Speaking, Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
MGMT 371 Principles of Management Primary, Secondary Management, Advanced Leadership Development
MGMT 374 Management of Human Resources Primary, Secondary Management, Advanced Leadership Development
MGMT 376 Organization Behavior Primary, Secondary Management, Advanced Leadership Development
MGMT 401 Negotiation and Conflict in the Workplace Primary, Secondary Management, Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
MGMT 402 Managing Teams in the Workplace Primary, Secondary Management, Advanced Leadership Development
MGMT 403 Leadership in Organizations Primary, Secondary Management, Advanced Leadership Development
MSCI 460 Field and Laboratory Investigations in Marine Science Secondary Internship
MUED 454 Music for Young Children Secondary Internship
MUED 465 General Music in Elementary Schools Secondary Internship
MUED 465P Practicum in Elementary Music Secondary Internship
MUED 467 Choral Methods and Materials Secondary Internship
MUED 467P Practicum in Choral Music Secondary Internship
MUED 477 Directed Teaching (Music) Secondary Internship
MUED 533P Practicum in Methods for String Instruction I Secondary Internship
MUED 534P Practicum in Methods for String Instruction II Secondary Internship
MUED 568 Organization and Administration of Music Programs Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
MUED 568P Practicum in Instrumental Music Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
MUSC 100A Music Advocacy I: Understanding the Power of Your Music Secondary Communications
MUSC 580 Entrepreneurship in Music Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
MUSC 591 Music Leadership Practicum Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
MUSC 599 Music Business Internship Secondary Internship
NAVY 401 Naval Leadership and Management I Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
NAVY 402 Naval Leadership and Ethics Secondary Ethics, Advanced Leadership Development
NURS 226 Socio–Cultural Variations in Health and Illness Secondary Diversity
NURS 313 Nursing Care of the Older Adult Secondary Diversity
NURS 412 Acute Care Nursing of Adults I Secondary Internship
NURS 422 Acute Care Nursing of Adults II Secondary Internship
NURS 424 Maternal/Newborn Nursing Secondary Internship
NURS 425 Nursing of Children and Families Secondary Internship
NURS 428 Nursing Leadership and Management Primary, Secondary Target Leadership,
NURS 435 Senior Nursing Capstone Practicum Secondary Internship
NURS 491 Community and Environment Assessment Secondary Internship
NURS 534 The Rural Interdisciplinary Practicum Secondary Internship
PALM 494 Internship Secondary Internship
PEDU 292 Athletic Training Clinical Experience I Secondary Internship
PEDU 293 Athletic Training Clinical Experience II Secondary Internship
PEDU 340 Practicum in the Instructional Aspect of Physical Education Secondary Internship
PEDU 392 Athletic Training Clinical Experience III Secondary Internship
PEDU 393 Athletic Training clinical Experience IV Secondary Internship
PEDU 440 Practicum in Secondary School Physical Education Secondary Internship
PEDU 479 Directed Teaching in Physical Education Secondary Internship
PEDU 492 Athletic Training Clinical Experience IV Secondary Internship
PEDU 494 AT Senior Seminar & Clinical Experience Secondary Internship
PHIL 211 Contemporary Moral Issues Secondary Ethics
PHIL 214 Science and Pseudoscience Primary Science
PHIL 320 Ethics Secondary Ethics
PHIL 321 Medical Ethics Secondary Ethics
PHIL 322 Environmental Ethics Secondary Ethics
PHIL 323 Ethics of Science and Technology Secondary Ethics
PHIL 324 Business Ethics Secondary Ethics
PHIL 325 Engineering Ethics Secondary Ethics
PHIL 330 Social and Political Philosophy Secondary Ethics
PHIL 514 Ethical Theory Secondary Ethics
PHIL 527 Virtues, Acts, and Consequences Secondary Ethics
PHIL 550 Health Care Ethics Secondary Ethics
POLI 122 Green Engagements Primary, Secondary Ethics
POLI 215 Introduction to Leadership Studies Primary, Secondary Introductory Course
POLI 300 Social and Political Philosophy Secondary Ethics
POLI 305 Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Secondary Diversity
POLI 307 Feminist Theory Secondary Diversity
POLI 352 Gender and Politics Secondary Diversity
POLI 353 Introduction to U.S. Racial and Ethnic Politics Secondary Diversity
POLI 364 African–American Politics Secondary Diversity
POLI 368 Interest Groups and Social Movements Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
POLI 370 Introduction to Public Administration Primary, Secondary Management, Advanced Leadership Development
POLI 379 Public Affairs Internship Secondary Internship
POLI 402 African American Political Thought Secondary Diversity
POLI 432 Nationalism and Ethnicity in World Politics Secondary Diversity
POLI 454 Women and the Law Secondary Diversity
POLI 476 Black Activism Secondary Diversity
POLI 488 Politics and Governments of Latin America Secondary Diversity
POLI 504 Politics and Ethics Secondary Ethics
PSYC 430 Survey of Social Psychology Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
PSYC 440 Survey of Personality Secondary Diversity
PSYC 487 Community Psychology Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
PSYC 489 Community Psychology Practicum Secondary Internship
PUBH 499 Foundations of Public Health Leadership Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
RCAM 205 Foundations of Leadership Primary, Secondary Introductory Course
RELG 201 Religion and Culture Secondary Diversity
RELG 207 Intro to African American Religions Secondary Diversity
RELG 210 Introduction to Hinduism Secondary Diversity
RELG 220 Introduction to Buddhism Secondary Diversity
RELG 250 Introduction to Islam Secondary Diversity
RELG 343 Religions of the African Diaspora Secondary Diversity
RELG 351 Yoga and the Spiritual Art of Transformation Secondary Diversity
RELG 352 Religions of East Asia Secondary Diversity
RELG 354 Islamic Institutions and Traditions Secondary Diversity
RETL 495 Retailing Practicum Secondary Internship
RUSS 280 Introduction to Russian Civilization Secondary Diversity
SAEL 200 Social Advocacy & Ethical Life Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
SCHC 333A South Carolina Semester Program Primary, Secondary Target Leadership
SCHC 390Y Introduction to Public Administration Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
SCHC 433T Law and Ethics of Outdoor Conservation Secondary Ethics
SCHC 454 Connecting Life and Leadership Primary Leadership
SCHC 480P Legal Persuasion Secondary Communications
SCHC 498 Honors Internship Secondary Internship
SLIS 496 Internship in Information Science Secondary Internship
SOCY 102 Human Societies: An Introduction to Macrosociology Secondary Diversity
SOCY 301 Sociology of Sex Roles Secondary Diversity
SOCY 304 Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Secondary Diversity
SOCY 308 Community Organization Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
SOCY 309 An Introduction to Social Inequality Secondary Diversity
SOCY 311 Ecology of Human Social Systems Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
SOCY 312 Bureaucracy and Modern Society Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
SOCY 354 Collective Behavior Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
SOCY 355 Race and Ethnic Relations Primary, Secondary Organizational/Group Dynamics
SOWK 331 Social Work with Diverse and Oppressed Populations Secondary Diversity, Advanced Leadership Development
SOWK 412 Generalist Practice IV: Organizations and Communities Secondary  community organizing
SOWK 422 Advocacy for Social and Economic Justice Primary, Secondary Advanced Leadership Development
SOWK 481 Practicum I: Field Education Secondary Internship
SOWK 482 Practicum II: Field Education Secondary Internship
SOWK 483 Practicum Seminar Secondary Internship
SPAN 375 Topics in Hispanic Cultures and Literatures Secondary Diversity
SPCH 140 Public Communication Primary, Secondary Public Speaking, Communications
SPCH 201 Popular Communication and Public Culture Primary, Secondary Public Speaking, Communications
SPCH 230 Business and Professional Speaking Primary, Secondary Public Speaking, Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
SPCH 330 Small Group Communication Primary, Secondary Public Speaking, Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
SPCH 331 Organizational Communication Primary, Secondary Public Speaking, Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
SPCH 380 Persuasive Communication Primary, Secondary Public Speaking, Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
SPCH 387 Introduction to Rhetoric Secondary Communications
SPCH 464 Speechwriting Primary, Secondary Public Speaking, Communications, Advanced Leadership Development
SPCH 485 Women's Rhetoric Secondary Diversity
SPCH 486 African–American Rhetoric Secondary Diversity
SPTE 385 Ethics in Sport and Entertainment Business Secondary Ethics
SPTE 495 Internship in Sport and Entertainment Management Secondary Internship
SPTE 570 Special Topics in Global Sport Secondary Diversity
THEA 240 Voice and Dictation Primary, Secondary Public Speaking
UNIV 201 Fundamentals of Inquiry (Internship Section) Secondary Internship
WGST * Any WGST course Secondary Diversity
WGST 311 Minorities, Women, and the Mass Media Secondary Communications
WGST 499 Community Service Internship Secondary Internship
WGST 555 Language and Gender Secondary Communications
SCHC 158 Rhetoric Primary, Secondary