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Leadership Distinction: Community Service

Approved Courses

Students graduating with a bachelor’s degree are required to complete 6 credit hours from the approved list and those with an associate’s degree are required to complete 3 credit hours.

Courses that are approved to meet the requirement for Graduation with Leadership Distinction in Community Service include two different types:

  1. All courses approved as “Service Learning” through the Office of Student Engagement. See www.housing.sc.edu/studentengagement/slc.html for a current list. If you have questions regarding a particular service learning course (or a course you believe to have been a service learning course), contact the Office of Student Engagement.
  2. All courses on the following list. If you have any questions regarding this course list contact USC Connect.
  • ANTH 210 – The Human Life Cycle
  • ECON 509 – Economics of Sustainable Development
  • EDEC 510 – Parent/Family Dynamics in Early Childhood Education
  • EDFN 300 – Schools in Communities
  • GEOG 210 – People, Places, and the Environment
  • HIST 492 – Civil Rights Movement
  • HPEB 553 – Community Health Problems
  • NURS 431 – Family and Community Health Nursing
  • PHIL 211 – Contemporary Moral Issues
  • PHIL 322 – Ethics
  • PHIL 325 – Engineering Ethics
  • POLI 391 – Human Rights
  • PSYC 487 – Community Psychology
  • SOCY 308 – Community Organization
  • SOCY 309 – Introduction to Social Inequality
  • SOCY 340 – Introduction to Social Problems
  • SOWK 201 – Introduction to Social Work Profession and Social Welfare
  • SOWK 222 – Social Welfare Institutions, Policies, and Programs
  • SOWK 382 – Introduction to Field Education
  • SOWK 402 – Non-Professional Participation in Social Welfare Agencies
  • SOWK 422 – Advocacy for Social and Economic Justice
  • WGST 404 – Community Activism
  • WGST 304/SOCY 304 – Introduction to Social Inequality
  • WGST 306/SOWK 305 – Social Welfare Services for Women and Minorities

Note: Independent Study courses may count, but must include community service in the course description.


 


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