SOSC 300

Working in the Community

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1

An interdisciplinary community service learning course combining classroom study of community organizations, civic engagement, and related philosophical and ethical issues; the development of professional competencies needed to work effectively in the community; a practicum consisting of a minimum of 40 hours of voluntary work with a community organization or on a community project; and critical reflection from social science perspectives on the practicum experience.


  • Since the class meets once a week and involves community partnerships, joining the course after the second week may compromise learning and securing community placements.


  • Minimum third-year standing; and
  • admission to a program in Social Sciences; or
  • permission of the faculty.

Undergraduate course in Social Sciences offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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