Civic Engagement

Encompasses actions to promote the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.

  1. INCLUSIVENESS: Demonstrate an ability to engage respectfully with others in a diverse society.
  2. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE: Apply the knowledge from one's own study  and experiences to active and ethical participation in civic life.
  3. DEMONSTRATION OF CIVIC IDENTITY AND COMMITMENT: Provide evidence of experience in and reflection on civic engagement activities.
  4. CIVIC COMMUNICATION: Communicate and listen to others in order to establish personal and professional relationships to further civic action.
  5. ENGAGEMENT IN CIVIC ACTION AND REFLECTION: Demonstrate the ability to deliberate and collaborate on issues and problems to achieve a civic aim.

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How to Upload the MCC's 4 Cs Outcomes and Scoring Guidelines into your course.

Need help interpreting the criteria for Civic Engagement or aligning your assignments to the Civic Engagement Scoring Guidelines?


Megan Garvy, Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning,

Lindsey Pedersen, Student Outcomes Committee Chair, 480-461-7530

Team Lead:

Duane Oakes