|4th Credit Option|
The 4th Credit Option awards students one additional credit for performing 40 hours of civic engagement activities and service that is linked to a course. Under this option students may earn up to three credits during their college career that may be used as electives toward graduation.
The 4th Credit Option for ACADEMIC SERVICE LEARNING allows students to integrate their academic studies with service to disadvantaged and underserved individuals or groups in the community or the environement with a particular academic course. Together with the instructor of the 4th Credit option course, the professor of the course and with a supervisor at the site, students are challenged to find the connection between academic content of a course and experiential learning at a site.
The 4th Credit Option for ACADEMIC SERVICE LEARNING consists of a student's commitment to 40 hours per semester, BEYOND CLASSROOM TIME for the following:
The goals of the program are to provide students the opportunity to:
Meet with Wil Tyrrell and complete the service-learning contract no later than Thursday, Sept. 12, 2014with faculty sign off.
To successfully fulfill the 4th Credit Option requirements, complete the following by Dec. 5, 2014:
Three mandatory meetings: 4 hours total.
6 hours of research are required to complete the 40 hour requirement for the 4th Credit Option.
Contact Wil Tyrrell at the Duchesne Center or firstname.lastname@example.org