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ACHV 080 - Civic Engagement through Service Learning

3 Credits
Examines civic responsibility and membership through service-related learning activities with local organizations and groups. Students form teams and identify meaningful ways to contribute to their communities.


Designed to Serve ACHIEVE students completing a two-year ACHIEVE certificate
Active Date 2013-01-29

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-3
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 22 Lab 0 Worksite 11 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
Introduction to Service Learning Why is civic engagement important? Defining and understanding sustainable communities Articulating a vision Choosing an organization Identifying teams and roles Creating a plan and timeline Developing a rubric for success Celebrating accomplishments

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify at least three ways to give back to the community

List a minimum of two personal and two community benefits of civic engagement

Create a plan to be involved in one's community in a meaningful way

Work with a team to plan and implement a service learning project

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