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Service Learning at USC

Each semester USC offers a number of courses that may include a community placement as a part of the curriculum.  This is used to help students learn how to develop and apply knowledge, to work in diverse social settings, to become engaged in civic affairs, and to explore possible career paths and make professional contacts.  

Below is a tentative list of community based learning courses for the Spring 2010 semester, but please know that specific course requirements often vary by professor.  Please check with your school or professors and form more information on the course, visit the Schedule of Classes.

And for more information on Service Learing at USC, visit the Joint Educational Project

College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

ANTH 200Lg The Origins of Humanity
BISC 102Lxg Humans and Their Environment
BISC 150Lxg The Nature of Human Health and Disease
CHEM 105aLg-bL General Chemistry
CLAS 151g Civilization of Rome
EASC 150g East Asian Societies
ENGL 261 English Literature to 1800
ENGL 262 English Literature since 1800
ENGL 263 American Literature
ENGL 405 Fiction Writing
ENGL 406 Poetry Writing
ENGL 407 Advanced Fiction Writing
ENGL 408 Advanced Poetry Writing
ENGL 430 Shakespeare
EXSC 202L Principles of Nutrition and Exercise
EXSC 203L Individualized Exercise Prescription
EXSC 205Lxg The Science of Human Performance
FREN 250 French IV
FREN 300 French Grammar and Composition
FREN 330 Writing about Literature
GEOL 105Lg Planet Earth
GEOL 107Lg Oceanography
GEOL 108Lg Crises of a Planet
GEOL 125Lg Earth History: A Planet and Its Evolution
GEOL 130Lg The Nature of Scientific Inquiry
GEOL 150Lg Climate Change
GEOL 240Lg Earthquakes
HIST 200gm The American Experience
IR 210 International Relations: Introductory Analysis
LING 115g Language, Society, and Culture
MATH 108 Precalculus
MATH 116 Mathematics for the Social Sciences
MATH 117 Introduction to Mathematics for Business and Economics
MATH 118x Fundamental Principles of the Calculus
MATH 125 Calculus I
MATH 126 Calculus II
MATH 218 Probability for Business
MATH 226 Calculus III
MATH 245 Mathematics of Physics and Engineering I
MDA 100abcd Introduction to the Health Professions
PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 355 Social Psychology
PSYC 359 Interpersonal Relations
PSYC 391 Directed Field Experience in Psychology
SOCI 150gm Social Problems
SOCI 200m Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 360m Social Inequality: Class, Status, and Power
SOCI 369 The Family in a Changing Society
SPAN 220 Spanish III
SPAN 316x Spanish for the Professions

Marshall School of Business

BUAD 302 Communication Strategy in Business
WRIT 340 Advanced Writing for Business

Viterbi School of Engineering

WRIT 340 Advanced Writing Communication for Engineers

Roski School of Fine Arts

FA 140x A Cultural Guide to Los Angeles
FADN 402 Advanced Design Projects
FA 419 Professional Internship in the Arts
PAS 371 Art in the Public Realm: Contemporary Issues
PAS 591 Field Internship Experience

School of Policy, Planning, and Development

PPD 240 Citizenship and Public Ethics