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SVL 106 - Topics in Service-Learning | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
SVL 106 - Topics in Service-Learning

This course is designed to cover service-learning topics of special interest. Offerings will vary each semester, but each course is intended to increase students awareness of social issues within our community related to the course topic. Students will participate in service projects that meet the needs of the community and are integrated into the curriculum of the course (30 service hours). Students will participate in structured critical reflection seminars where they will analyze and evaluate their service experiences and make essential connections between civic engagement and course curriculum. This course fulfills the MCC requirements for a social science elective.

1 Credit

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Service Project (SVL 106-CC1):

Service Project (SVL 106-CC1):
In the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, student and community groups all over the country have been deployed to assist with the clean-up and rebuilding of the areas affected. Through the course SVL 106: Topics in Service-Learning, students will go to New Orleans and partner with the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) to assist families in Greater New Orleans communities rebuild.

Alternative break trip will happen during Intersession 2010, January 11th through January 17th. Coursework will begin in November.

Contact Susan Bender at 262-1710 or for an information packet and to sign up for an information session, or stop by the Center for Service-Learning at the Damon City Campus, Suite 4020. (45 hours) F-09