Service Learning (SL)

SL 120 Service Learning     (1 credit)

The Service-Learning “Fourth-Credit Option” is a one-credit Arts and Sciences course that undergraduate students may choose to attach to a standard three-credit course with faculty permission. Students who choose to undertake a fourth-credit project agree to complete approximately 30 hours of additional course work over and above the work required of students in the primary class who do not opt for the fourth-credit. The 30 hours of additional work include a minimum of 20 hours of service-related activities and 10 hours of connecting the service experience to classroom learning objectives through meaningful reflection and completion of faculty-assigned work.

SL 121 Service Learning-Business     (1 credit)

The Service-Learning “Fourth-Credit Option” is a one-credit Business course that undergraduate students may choose to attach to a standard three-credit course with faculty permission. Students who choose to undertake a fourth-credit project agree to complete approximately 30 hours of additional course work over and above the work required of students in the primary class who do not opt for the fourth-credit. The 30 hours of additional work include a minimum of 20 hours of service-related activities and 10 hours of connecting the service experience to classroom learning objectives through meaningful reflection and completion of faculty-assigned work.

SL 299 Experimental Course in Service Learning     (1.5 to 3 credits)

Experimental courses explore curriculum development, with specific content intended for evolution into a permanent course. A topic may be offered twice before it becomes a permanent course. Students may repeat experimental courses with a different topic for credit.

SL 421 Service Learning Internship     (3 credits)

Internships permit students to integrate conceptual knowledge with practical experience, allowing them to participate in career-related employment associated with their academic interests. Internships help students apply theory to workplace challenges, test career options, strengthen skills, learn more about their values and interests, and make the transition to the world of work. Tuitionis charged for this class.