2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SERV 100 - Introduction to Service-Learning

1 CR
This course examines service in the local community and its connection to diverse disciplines. The major objective of this class is the practical application of concepts being learned in college disciplines. Students practice and apply concepts while developing citizenship, social responsibility skills, and an understanding of working with diverse populations. The course requires students to participate in a fifteen-hour community based service-learning project, related to a discipline(s) they are studying in a college class and to complement their community work with written and oral reflections.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate civic engagement in a local community organization.
  2. Practice critical thinking, concept application and problem-solving.
  3. Evaluate the service-learning project based on personal goals and service-learning objectives. (Understand the difference between service-learning and volunteerism.)
  4. Explain the Strength-Quest model at an introductory level.
  5. Reflect and support diverse and vulnerable populations through service learning by creating a project-in-action at an introductory level.