Service Learning Courses

Service learning equips students with the knowledge and experience necessary to serve as future leaders and socially-conscious citizens. Taking a service learning course enables students to utilize their education to make a difference.

Service Learning course offerings vary by semester. To find out more and register for a class, search the class schedule in MySJSU under Additional Search Criteria, Course Attribute, Service Learning.

  • CHAD 60 - Child Development
    A popular lower division General Education course about the child in the family and community from prenatal life throughout the adolescent years.  Service involves interaction with local youth.
  • NUFS 139 - Hunger and Environmental Nutrition
    A popular upper division General Education course about the physiology of hunger/malnutrition on human development and health; political, social, cultural and gender factors that contribute to world hunger; scientific/technological foundation to population research and food production and their effect on the environment. Service involves addressing food insecurity in local communities.
  • ENGR 160SL - Engineering Projects in Community Service
    EPICS is a service learning course where upper division engineering students work in multidisciplinary teams to undertake community identified engineering projects. Students gain insight into design and development processes and perform and report upon tasks consistent with their level of discipline expertise.