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|Biology 206 or Sociology 206: J-term 2012 Trip to Trinidad and Tobago|
The class will travel to Trinidad and Tobago to work with children in orphanages, one which houses orphans with AIDS/HIV related illnesses and the other which houses orphan girls. While students will not be able to do medical procedures, they will be able to interact with the children, learn about their needs, and about the medical health care delivery system in Trinidad. Classes will be held in conjunction with the University of the West Indies while in Trinidad including visiting hospitals and clinics. We will also learn about Trinidad culture, as well as cross-cultural perspectives on illness, disease, and alternative healing practices. The trip closes with time off at the pristine beaches of Tobago.
Note: Some scholarship monies available. Students must apply to be included in the class. Download the application and more information
|SOC 211/311 Service Learning: Making a Difference|
3 Hours / 4 hours
This class has students working with non-profit agencies in our area to address issues of concern to the community such as hunger, the needs of children, poverty, housing, community assessment, and the criminal justice system. Each student chooses a placement and connects his or her experiential learning with classroom learning. Spring, alternate semesters.
|Other Service Learning Opportunities|
Each year Hastings College offers 20 or more classes with service learning components across nine departments including Biology, Communication Studies, Education, English, History, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology. Any major can include service learning through approved independent studies proposals.