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

ALI 256 High Intermediate Oral Communication for ITAs
AMST 101 Race and Class in Los Angeles
AMST 200gm Introduction to American Studies and Ethnicity
AMST 365 Leadership in the Community – Internship
ANTH 333gm Forms of Folklore
BISC 102Lgx Humans and Their Environment
BISC 150Lgx The Nature of Human Health and Disease
CLAS 150g The Greeks and Their Legacies
CLAS 280gp Classical Mythology in Art and Literature
COLT 101 Masterpieces and Masterminds: Literature and Thought
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
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 100 Introduction to Environmental Studies
ENST 150 Environmental Issues in Society
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 110g Seminar in the Arts (Classic and Contemporary Fairy Tales)
GESM 110g Seminar in the Arts (Listening and Making: Poetry and Its Forms)
GESM 120g Seminar in Humanistic Inquiry (Mindfulness in Cultural Practices)
GESM 120g Seminar in Humanistic Inquiry (Los Angeles Stories)
GESM 130g Seminar in Social Analysis (Sociology of Youth, Culture and Society)
GESM 140 Seminar in Life Sciences (Contemplative Neuroscience)
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 126 The History of Life on Earth: A View from the Museum
GEOL 130Lg The Nature of Scientific Inquiry
GEOL 145 Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics
GEOL 150Lg Climate Change
GEOL 160Lg Introduction to Geosystems
GEOL 240Lg Earthquakes
GEOL 241 Energy Systems
GEOL 412 Oceans, Climate, and the Environment
HIST 100gm The American Experience
HIST 101g State and Society in the Ancient World
HIST 106g Chinese Lives: An Introduction to Chinese History
HIST 240gp The History of California
HBIO 200Lg The Human Animal
HBIO 202L Nutrition for Life
HBIO 203L Individualized Exercise Prescription
HBIO 205Lgx The Science of Sport
HBIO 301L Human Anatomy
HBIO 301L Muscle Physiology
HBIO 350 Nutrition and Homeostasis
HBIO 370 Genetics and Disease
HBIO 400 Motor Control and Learning
HBIO 407 Endocrinology and Metabolism
HBIO 420 Applied Human Physiology
IR 101gxw International Relations
IR 210gw International Relations: Introductory Analysis
IR 211g International Relations: Approaches to Research
IR 310 Peace and Conflict Studies
PHIL 155g Modern Philosophy and the Meaning of Life
PHIL 166gw Current Moral and Social Issues
PHIL 340 Ethics
POSC 130 Law, Politics and Public Policy
POSC 395 Directed Governmental and Political Leadership Internship
POSC 420 Practicum in the American Political Process
PSYC 100Lg Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 165 Drugs, Behavior, and Society
PSYC 201Lg The Science of Happiness
PSYC 336L Developmental Psychology
PSYC 353 Close Relationships
PSYC 355 Social Psychology
PSYC 359 Interpersonal Relations
PSYC 360 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 391 Directed Field Experience in Psychology
PSYC 433 Children’s Learning and Cognitive Development
PSYC 462m Culture and Mental Health
SOCI 150gm Social Problems
SOCI 155gm Immigrant America
SOCI 169gm Changing Family Forms
SOCI 200gm Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 242g Sociology, Demography and Health
SOCI 305m Sociology of Childhood
SOCI 351 Public Policy and Juvenile Justice
SOCI 353 Public Policy and Criminal Justice
SOCI 360m Social Inequality: Class, Status, and Power
SOCI 369 The Family in a Changing Society
SOCI 450 Non-Governmental Organizations/Non-profits Field Practicum
SOCI 475 Medical Sociology
SPAN 316x Spanish for the Professions
SPAN 220 Spanish III
SPAN 240 Spanish IV
SPAN 413m Social and Geographic Varieties of Spanish
SSCI 165 Sustainability Science in the City
SSCI 265 The Water Planet
SWMS 210gmw Social Analysis of Gender
SWMS 212gp Studies in Gender and Sexuality: An Introduction
WRIT 150 Writing and Critical Reasoning – Thematic Approaches
WRIT 340 Advanced Writing

Marshall School of Business

BUAD 280 Introduction to Financial Accounting
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 308 Communication and Conflict
COMM 324m Intercultural Communication
COMM 367 Community Engagement and Service Learning

Viterbi School of Engineering

CSCI 201L Principles of Software Development
ITP 115 Programming in Python
WRIT 340 Advanced Writing for Engineers

Roski School of Art and Design

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

Keck School of Medicine of USC

HP 448 Global Environmental Changes and Health

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 300 Occupational Expressions of Diverse Identities and Lifestyle
OT 310 Creativity Workshop
OT 312 Creating a Sustainable Lifestyle
OT 330 Perspective on the Daily Life of Families
OT 370 Understanding Autism: Participating Across the Lifespan

Price School of Public Policy

PPD 240g Citizenship and Public Ethics
PPD 300 Social Justice Issues in Public Policy and Urban Planning
PPD 372m Public Service in an Urban Setting

School of Dramatic Arts

THTR 122 Improvisation and Theatre Games
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