Working in the Community
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.