The Center for Service and Community Engagement helps faculty members identify projects for upper division service-learning courses. Students enrolled in these classes work in teams to address a community need or research question, drawing upon previous knowledge and current coursework.
Below is a partial list of project-based service-learning courses for the 2013-2014 academic year. Please use the space provided to describe your organization’s project ideas and needs. A detailed response on your part helps us connect your organization to an appropriate project-based service-learning course.
Project-based service-learning courses in 2013-2014 include
SOCW-304/411 Contemporary Social Policy and Services/Practice
Students advocate for social policy that impacts women, children, youth, families, elderly, immigrant or minority communities OR assist with community organizing and development.
FINC-343 Financial Institutions & Markets
Students work in teams to design and present culturally relevant financial literacy workshops.
ART-471 Graphic Design
Students design posters for an event, fundraiser, auction, etc.
COUN 507 Counseling Across the Lifespan
Graduate students develop assessment tools to help organizations measure program success or identify new areas for growth.
ART-480 Documentary Photography for Social Change
Students take photos for organization to use in publications and marketing materials.
EDUC-501 Social Justice
Graduate students complete an education-related project such as research, workshop development, or curriculum review.
OPER-576 Project Management & Control
Graduate students assist with a "mini extreme makeover" project which would include fundraising, purchasing supplies, and labor.
If your project idea does not apply directly to one of the above courses, please submit your idea here and we will do our best to match you with a course.