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Course Descriptions

VOL 299: Service Learning

-Completion of VOL 101
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
-Placement at college level reading
-Community Scholar in good standing

As part of a service-learning experience, students volunteer at local non-profits for five hours each week, for a total of 70 hours a semester. Students may select volunteer sites/assignments based on their personal or career interests. Volunteer sites/assignments must meet program criteria and be approved prior to volunteering. Students are expected to volunteer as arranged and complete assigned work at the volunteer site and with the course. Students meet weekly in support of the volunteer experience. One absence a semester is permitted. May be repeated three times with different non-profits and/or volunteer assignment. 1 credit hour

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.