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If you’re interested in having community service be a part of your education, Service LEAP is a good choice for you. 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. We’ll also connect you with the Bennion Community Service Center on Campus.



This course is a community-engaged course which includes elements of both in-class and community-based learning opportunities. Real world service is built in and the course curriculum is purposefully tied to that service. Social justice is carefully considered within this framework.

The fall semester course focuses on the construction of social identity and definitions of community from a social science perspective.

Spring semester begins with influential classic texts that informed current understandings of justice as they developed, and ends with contemporary art and literature to explore both dystopic and utopic possibilities for justice in the future.

• one of two required Social and Behavioral Science (BF) credits for graduation
• one of two required Humanities (HF) credits for graduation
• Diversity credit (DV) required for graduation
• 6 Credit Hours of Community Engaged Learning Designated Coursework (fills one of the
requirements to be a Bennion Scholar)

Coco James, PhD.

coco.james@utah.edu


 

Service LEAP Fall 2020

Class # Subject Cat #  Sec Days/Time
-- LEAP  1101 001 MoWeFr / 10:45AM-11:35AM

 

 

Last Updated: 1/28/20