SOSC 300

Working in the Community

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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
  • one of ECON 225, ENGL 135 with a minimum grade of C+, ENGL 146 with a minimum grade of C+, ENGL 147 with a minimum grade of C+, ENGR 240; and
  • permission of the faculty.

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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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