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Autumn 2019 Course: Diversity Outreach

ESS307: Diversity Outreach

TTh 2:30-3:50pm, JHN026

3-5 credits DIV/NW or I&S

Prerequisites:  One of ESS101, ESS102, ESS211, ESS212, ESS213, ESS472 (exceptions can be made, previous approval of the instructor)

Instructor: Isabel Carrera,

Students will explore and understand the barriers that underserved and underrepresented communities in the Northwest face prior to pursuing careers in STEM and will learn how to design culturally appropriate outreach activities.

This is a service learning course that mixes community-based work with lectures/seminars. The credits for the participation in the class will be variable dependent on the hours volunteering:

  • 3 credits: class time + 20 hrs volunteering/qtr
  • 4 credits: class time + 30 hrs volunteering/qtr
  • 5 credits: class time+ 40 hrs volunteering/qtr