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Graduation Requirements


One of the following community service courses may be taken to fulfill graduation requirements. In addition to these popular courses, students have the option of choosing from special topics, departmental courses, and community outreach partners.

360 Service Learning: Special Topics

Faculty-taught courses of special topics, integrating service with the curriculum. The standard class involves 40+ hours of class instruction and 30+ hours of service outreach. Faculty establish their own take-home assignments, but general pre-service preparation, timesheet, journal, final paper, and group verbal reflection are required. Various faculty–see the Schedule of Classes or contact CSL at ext. 8288. Available: May Term. (3-4 credits)

380 Service Learning: Activity

An 80-hour service activity with individual placement contracts, reflective components, journals, evaluations, timesheet, a final paper and group verbal reflection. Required group and individual meetings with Community Service Learning (CSL) administrator prior to contract development and approval. Available: fall, spring, May and summer. (3 Credits)

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382 Service Learning: Initiative

In negotiation with faculty and the CSL Director, students may earn 1 or 2 credits (1 credit equates to 30 hours of service and additional reflection; 2 credits doubles those numbers) beyond the departmental course credits. Students must have a faculty-approved placement contract, a reflective component, journal, evaluations, timesheet, final paper, and verbal reflection. This option may be appropriate for travel courses and study abroad programs. Approval from CSL Director and Special College Programs if travel course. Prerequisite: permission. Available: fall, spring, May and summer. (1-2 Credits)

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383 Service Learning: Outreach

Designed for service-oriented work study placements, previous service (including U of R courses), or extensive service outside the University. Formal documentation of hours and a final reflective paper must accompany the CSL 383 request. If approved, the CSL Director notifies the Registrar's office of completion of the graduation requirement. See CSL about registration requirements. (No transcripted credit, but fulfills the CSAC requirement if approved)

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