SCIENCE - COURSES
03-380. Service Learning
Participation in experiential learning with community partners to provide students direct experience with the subject matter they are studying in the curriculum. Students are given an opportunity to enhance their academic learning by engaging with community partners to analyze and address community needs and solve problems related to social issues and community needs. Students will also reflect on their service experiences, and personal growth. Prerequisite: Approval from the Head/Director of the program related to the service learning placement and the Dean of Science (or designate). This course will be graded Pass or Fail (variable 1-3 credits).
03-390. Undergraduate Research Experience
Participation in discipline specific research activities under the direction of a faculty member in the Faculty of Science. Students will gain experience in the methods, techniques and ethical conduct of research. May be repeated 2 times for credit. Grading as Pass/Fail based on successful participation in research. Participation by approval of the faculty mentor. Prerequisite: Students need approval from the Head or Director of the program related to the research experience and the Dean of Science. This course will be graded Pass or Fail (variable 1-3 credits).
Students will participate in a 12-week work placement and complete an Internship Report. The internship is designed to enhance and complement their academic learning. The course requirements are structured to enable students to make connections between academic learning and on-the-job training, to further develop analytical and interpersonal skills, and to practice business writing skills. The internship experience also helps students gain a clearer sense of potential career paths and provides an opportunity to build professional networks. Prerequisite: Approval from the Head/Director of the program related to the work placement and the Dean of Science (or designate). This course will be graded Pass or Fail. (variable 1-3 credits).