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All LEAP courses have a Peer Advisor and Library Research as part of the class.

Students will be introduced to the construction of identity and community from a behavioral and social science perspective and will study art and literature of various cultures and communities.


Engineering LEAP (E-LEAP)  classes focus on how engineering can impact humans;  through policy changes, innovation, or the impact it may have on the surrounding community.

This two semester course examines bio ethical issues through the framework of humanities in order to situate health care within its essential human context.                                
This four-year program serves underrepresented student communities (first generation or academically, socially, or economically disadvantaged) seeking careers in health or medicine.  
How do people perceive nature? What end does it serve?  In this course we seek to gain an appreciation of how nature has been understood in America from the exploratory period to the present day. 

These courses focus global issues: poverty, homelessness and social services; public health; opioid crisis; debt and higher education; global climate change; population growth and sustainability.

Pre-Law LEAP is a great way to start your college career. Also, it is the first year of a multi-year LEAP program focusing on diverse topics and make you a more competitive applicant for law-school.                                          

Over two semesters, you’ll complete 50 hours of community service. And,
as part of a small class, you’ll have both a professor and a peer advisor to guide you through the year.                                

This course addresses how the social sciences attempt to explain human behavior and understand the complexities societies. Using their knowledge, student will interpret a social problem of importance in society today.

STEM LEAP is for students who are considering pursuing degrees in order to enter fields including health, medicine, research, technology, and teaching in these disciplines at either the K-12 or college level. 

This course is a 3000 level class designed to help integrate students into the University of Utah. You will discuss national and global issues that stem from a changing population demographic.  

This class is designed to support STEM minority groups and is geared toward fostering a community of support on campus. 


Last Updated: 5/30/19