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2022-2023 General Catalog 
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SDV 925 - Honors Service Learning Project

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2020

1 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 0
Total Lab Hours: 30
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
In this course, students utilize an opportunity to expand their knowledge in their field of study while simultaneously serving the community. In order to complete an Honors Service Project, students must complete 30 hours of volunteer service at a not-for-profit organization, keep a journal of their experiences, and compose a reflection paper. This course is designed to integrate academic study and community service.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: SDV 230 - Introduction to Honors

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
  1. Illustrate effective written communication skills.
  2. Model effective oral communication skills.
  3. Demonstrate their ability to analyze and synthesize a broad range of material.
  4. Analyze how scholars think about problems, formulate hypotheses, research those problems, and draw conclusions about them.
  5. Show the ability to use knowledge and logic when discussing an issue or an idea, while considering the consequences of their ideas, for themselves, for others, and for society, showing that they are independent and critical thinkers.

Course Objectives:

1. Describe the benefits of volunteer work.

2. List possible ways that volunteer work could be improved.

3. Analyze a personal volunteer experience.

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