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Community Service (CSV)

Coordinator: Dean Richmond

Note: The total number of credits in community service that may be earned toward graduation may not exceed 12.

101 Introduction to Cultural Competence (3)

Basic principles for students identifying their beliefs and clarifying their values about people who appear different in ways that provoke negative attitudes and behaviors. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2) Required service learning.

102 Cultural Competence Experiences (3)

Continuation and elaboration to foster cultural competence for students. (Lec. 2, Lab. 3) Required service learning.

301 Course-Based Community Service (1-3)

Learning through a community service experience related to course content. Experience defined by a job description and learning contract; includes orientation and reflection. (Practicum) Service learning. Pre: junior standing or above, or permission of instructor. Concurrent enrollment in a course that offers community service experience. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. S/U only.

302 Community Service at URI (1-4)

Learning through a community service project that addresses a specific community need at the University. Project proposed and supervised by an instructor, and varies each semester. Includes mandatory seminar. (Practicum) Service learning. Pre: junior standing or above, or permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

303 Service in the Community (1-4)

Learning through a community service project that addresses a specific need in the off-campus community. Project proposed and supervised by an instructor, and varies each semester. (Practicum) Service learning. Pre: junior standing or above, or permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits. S/U only.


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