Course Descriptions Fall

Service Learning Courses at Lane - Fall Term

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Courses are currently under review, see courses below for past offerings.

BA 195 - Service & Ethics in Business
Instructor: Chris Culver
This capstone course is an opportunity for students to explore the role of business concepts and skills in the social economy. Students will gain insights into the application of common business skills and experience in organizations. Each student will participate in an administrative service learning experience for up to 15 hours during the term and share their experience with peers through reflective presentations and papers. Students will also attend a series of seminars and workshops.
CRN 22477 W 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. (May be offered through Distance Learning.) Required

CG 199 - Be The Change: Personal Development Meets Social Change
Instructor: Lola Broomberg
This class creates a bridge between community agencies and college students interested in making a difference. This course is devoted to facilitating social activism and community outreach through self-explorations, academic research, project design and implementation.
CRN 22365 M 2:00 - 4.50 p.m. Required

COOP 280SL – Cooperative Education: Service Learning
Instructor: Beverly Farfan
This course will provide students with work experience with community partners in addressing real community needs. Students identify learning objectives and engage in reflection activities. This course is designed to promote critical thinking, problem solving, and civic engagement. In this course students develop skills, explore career options, and network with professionals while earning college credit.
CRN 21921 Instructor approval required, contact instructor to arrange dates and times. Required

HE 255 - Global Health
Instructor: Susie Cousar
This course will increase student's knowledge and awareness of global sustainability and the health consequences related to; poverty, social status and global economic systems. Students will explore the interconnected global issues of: consumerism, industrial globalization, maternal and child health, violence, hunger, emerging infectious disease, environmental toxins and pollution, organic and conventional agricultural practices, alternative media resources, social marketing, fair trade, biodiversity and ecosystems services, population, environmental racism and the impacts of economic, political, and social constructs on the health of our communities and planet.
CRN 20846 TR 10:00 – 11:20 a.m.
CRN 21975 TR 11:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Required

HS 201 - Introduction to Human Services
Instructor: Toni Fudge
Students will be introduced to a wide array of social and personal problems that are addressed by the field of human services. Students will explore the way economics and history shape current social welfare programs and policies. The philosophical foundation of the human service movement as well as career opportunities in the field will be examined. Trends and intervention strategies for a number of service systems will be introduced. The impact of culture and diversity on human services will be explored. Through a service learning experience, students will have the opportunity to learn first-hand about community needs and what agencies do to serve their clientele.
CRN 20192 TR 8:30 – 9:50 a.m.
CRN 20193 TR 6:00 – 8:50 p.m. Required

WATR 101 - Introduction to Water Resources
Instructor: Tammie Stark
This course provides a sociological perspective of topics including history and perception; water use; basic hydrology, water stressors at multiple scales; stormwater, wastewater and drinking water; water quality appropriate to use; water supply and demand management as well as emerging issues.
CRN 22440 TR 3:00 - 4:50 p.m. Required

WS 101 – Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Patsy Raney
Introductory course to the interdisciplinary field of Women's Studies, to feminism, and to the issues raised by a focus on the lives of women. Special attention will be given to the areas of work, family, sexuality, body image, gender socialization, violence against women, social and economic relations, and theories about women's oppression, authority, and power. Class discussion is central in relating readings and lectures to students' everyday lives. Participation in a weekly discussion group is required.
CRN 20136 TR 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Optional