Certificate in Regional Policy and Development
Information regarding the Certificate in Regional Policy and Development can be accessed by contacting the program Coordinator; Denise Hooper, Senior Academic Advisor; or Karen O’Leary in the Dean of Arts Office
Dr. Charles Mather, Department of Geography, Room SN2012, Phone 864-7417, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean of Arts Office
Denise Hooper, Senior Academic Advisor, Room AA4079, Phone 864-8363, email:email@example.com
Karen O’Leary, Enrollment Management, Room AA5015, Phone 864-8157, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Certificate in Regional Policy and Development is designed for those who wish to expand their knowledge and skills in regional policy and development. The program will benefit those engaged in municipal, provincial or federal government departments; regional economic development boards, the voluntary sector; and social enterprises. The program requires the completion of 32 credit hours as specified below.
Regulations for the Certificate in Regional Policy and Development
A student must apply for admission to the Certificate in Regional Policy and Development program by completing the Declaration/Change of Academic Program Form. This form may be obtained at www.mun.ca/regoff/registration/Declare_Change_Academic_Program.pdf or in person at the Office of the Registrar.
To be eligible to receive the Certificate in Regional Policy and Development a student must complete the following:
- Business 1600, Geography 3350, Geography 4320;
- twelve credit hours chosen from the following six subject areas. No more than 3 credits hours from any one subject may be used. A student is responsible for ensuring that all existing departmental prerequisites have been met, where applicable, for the courses listed below:
- Business 1000, 1101, 3310, 4330
- Economics 3080, 4080, 4085, 4120
- Geography 2302, 2425, 3701, 4405
- Political Science 2600, 3280, 3600, 3650
- Sociology 2230, 3210
- Social Work 1710, and
- Regional Policy and Development - for the 2012-2013 academic year, these course are substituted with courses in Geography. RPD 1800 substituted with Geography 3907; RPD 2800 substituted with Geography 4700; RPD 3000 substituted with a course in consultation with the Head of the Department of Geography - a 4000-level Geography course.
Students should consult with the certificate coordinator regarding program information and course requirements.
For detailed course descriptions on courses offered, please refer to the online University Calendar at http://www.mun.ca/regoff/calendar