Minor in Citizenship

The Minor in Citizenship critically evaluates historical and contemporary theories and applications of citizenship. It critically evaluates significant political theories, the role of government and the rights and duties of citizens. It investigates the roles of technology, culture and education in shaping the lives of citizens. It investigates the government structures and the role of the citizen locally and internationally.

Program Objectives

  • To understanding citizenship, government and political thought.
  • To provide students with skills in conceptual analysis, logical argumentation and written and verbal communication.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate historical and contemporary theories and applications of citizenship.
  • Critically evaluate central political theories defining the role of government and the rights and duties of citizens.
  • Critically understand how technology, culture, information and education shape their lives as citizens.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of their own governmental structures and how the concept of citizenship is applied in the UAE.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how citizenship is understood internationally and gain a critical awareness of how citizenship is understood and applied in other cultures

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 18 hours

Citizenship


Required Courses (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PHI225Citizenship & Civil Society3.000
PHI226Human Rights Theory3.000
PSG120Government & Politics of UAE3.000

Elective Option One (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PHI314Contemporary Islamic Political Philosophy3.000
PSG261Political Thought3.000

Elective Option Two (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PHI314Contemporary Islamic Political Philosophy3.000
PHI315Technology and Culture3.000
PHI320Ethics in Business Governance3.000
PHI270Philosophy of Education3.000
SOC314Political Sociology3.000

 

 
 
26-Oct-2017