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College of Arts and Sciences

GEOL 44070 - Principles of Stratigraphy
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship
Semesters Offered
Spring
Instructor Dr. Joseph D. Ortiz - jortiz@kent.edu
Campus Location(s) Kent
Description Students are introduced to the principles regarding the systematics of sedimentary rocks and the relationships between geologic formations at various spatial and temporal scales. Lectures are integrated with readings from the open literature and required labs and field trips.
Social Issues
Environmental

SOC 22778 - Social Problems
Categories Engaged Service-Learning
Semesters Offered
Spring
Instructor Clare Stacey - cstacey@kent.edu
Campus Location(s) Kent
Description Contemporary American and global social problems and issues are analyzed from sociological perspectives. Several cases are used to illustrate the emergence, development and decline of problems in social context. Prerequisite: none. This course may be used to satisfy the Liberal Education Requirements (LER) and diversity requirements. Experiential Education Component: "Students engage in 30 hours of volunteer work with local community organizations fighting poverty, homelessness and health issues. The course is funded by a grant (Pay It Forward) and at the end of the semester students donate the grant money ($4500) to three of the four community partners."
Social Issues
Education and college access,Children and youth,Hunger and poverty,Violence and criminal justice,Environmental

ENG 21011 - College Writing II
Categories Engaged Service-Learning
Semesters Offered
Spring
Instructor Denise Harrison - dharris8@kent.edu
Campus Location(s) Kent
Description Continuation of college-level writing instruction with emphasis on research and inquiry, culminating in a lengthy written and/or multi-modal project. Prerequisites: ENG 11011 or 11002 or HONR 10197 or ACT combined English/Writing score of 26 or higher or SAT Writing score of 600 or higher; and 24 or more semester hours. This course may be used to satisfy the Liberal Education Requirements (LER).
Social Issues
Public policy

Categories Engaged Service-Learning
Description An opportunity to assist in the development and delivery of a college course in English. Expectations may include group and class leadership, selection of materials, development of classroom inquiry techniques, and multimedia support. This course may be repeated up to 6 credit hours. Senior Standing Required.