Community-Based Learning Courses

The following courses may include a community placement used to help students learn how to develop and apply knowledge, to work in diverse social settings, to become engaged in civic affairs, and to explore possible career paths and make professional contacts. Please note that this list is tentative and that specific course requirements often vary by professor.

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

AHIS 121gp Art and Society: Renaissance to Modern
ALI 256 High Intermediate Oral Communication for ITAs
AMST 200gm Introduction to American Studies and Ethnicity
AMST 365 Leadership in the Community – Internship
ANTH 333m Forms of Folklore
BISC 102Lxg Humans and Their Environment
BISC 150Lxg The Nature of Human Health and Disease
CLAS 150g Greeks and Legacies
COLT 102g On Location: The Place of Literature in Global Cultures
ECON 203g Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 205g Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 303 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
ECON 305 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 317 Introduction to Statistics for Economists
ECON 318 Introduction to Econometrics
ENGL 261 English Literature to 1800
ENGL 262 English Literature since 1800
ENGL 263 American Literature
ENGL 404 The Writer in the Community
ENGL 405 Fiction Writing
ENGL 406 Poetry Writing
ENGL 430 Shakespeare
ENST 320a Water and Soil Sustainability: Energy and Air Sustainability
FREN 250 French IV
FREN 300 French Grammar and Composition
FREN 330 Critical Writing in French
GESM 130g Seminar in Social Analysis
GEOG 257g Environment and Ethics
GEOL 105Lg Planet Earth
GEOL 107Lg Oceanography
GEOL 108Lg Crises of a Planet
GEOL 125Lg Earth History: A Planet and Its Evolution
GEOL 130Lg The Nature of Scientific Inquiry
GEOL 150Lg Climate Change
GEOL 240Lg Earthquakes
HIST 100gm The American Experience
HIST 106g Chinese Lives: An Introduction to Chinese History
HBIO 200Lg The Human Animal
HBIO 202L Principles of Nutrition and Exercise
HBIO 203L Individualized Exercise Prescription
HBIO 205Lxg The Science of Sport
HBIO 301L Human Anatomy
HBIO 350 Nutrition and Homeostasis
HBIO 406 Theory and Method in Human Evolutionary Biology
IR 101gxw International Relations
IR 210gw International Relations: Introductory Analysis
IR 211g International Relations: Approaches to Research
ITAL 220 Italian III
ITAL 224 Italian Composition and Conversation
MATH 116 Mathematics for the Social Sciences
MATH 117g Introduction to Mathematics for Business and Economics
MATH 118gx Fundamental Principles of Calculus
MATH 125g Calculus I
MATH 126 Calculus II
MATH 218 Probability for Business
MATH 226 Calculus III
MATH 245 Mathematics of Physics and Engineering I
PHIL 155g Modern Philosophy and the Meaning of Life
POSC 420 Practicum in the American Political Process
PSYC 100g Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 201Lg The Science of Happiness
PSYC 336L Developmental Psychology
PSYC 355 Social Psychology
PSYC 359 Interpersonal Relations
PSYC 391 Directed Field Experience in Psychology
PSYC 433 Children’s Learning and Cognitive Development
SOCI 150gm Social Problems
SOCI 155gm Immigrant America
SOCI 169gm Changing Family Forms
SOCI 200m Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 242g Sociology, Human Behavior, and Health
SOCI 351 Public Policy and Juvenile Justice
SOCI 360m Social Inequality: Class, Status, and Power
SOCI 475 Medical Sociology
SPAN 220 Spanish III
SPAN 413 Social and Geographic Varieties of Spanish
SWMS 210gm Social Analysis of Gender
WRIT 150 Writing and Critical Reasoning – Thematic Approaches

Marshall School of Business

BUAD 302 Communication Strategy in Business
BUCO 333m Communication in the Working World – Managing Diversity and Conflict
WRIT 340 Advanced Writing for Business

School of Cinematic Arts

IML 420m New Media for Social Change

Annenberg School for Communication

COMM 204 Public Speaking
COMM 395m Gender, Media and Communication

Viterbi School of Engineering

WRIT 340 Advanced Writing for Engineers

Roski School of Art and Design

FA 140x A Cultural Guide to Los Angeles
FA 419 Professional Internship in the Arts
FADN 402 Advanced Design Projects
CRIT 371 Art in the Public Realm: Contemporary Issues
CRIT 591 Field Internship Experience

USC Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

OT 220 Lifestyle Design: Introduction to Occupational Therapy
OT 250 Introduction to Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
OT 251x Across the Lifespan: Occupations, Health and Disability
OT 310 Creativity Workshop
OT 325 Creating a Sustainable Lifestyle
OT 312 The Brain: Mind, Body, and Self

Price School of Public Policy

PPD 240g Citizenship and Public Ethics
PPD 372m Public Service in an Urban Setting