Experiential Learning

Engage with us to apply your learning within or beyond the classroom. Propose solutions to problems that impact others. As you do, you can transform the path to your future, too. Here are some programs and resources to make an impact.

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Featured Resources

Design Thinking

Connect. Create. Solve Real Problems. 

We’re living in a time where the job market is hyper-competitive and the problems we …

SOWHAT Snapshots Reflection Activity

Use this worksheet and guide to facilitate meaningful reflection in your experience.

Project Scoping Questions

A list of helpful questions as you start developing a project brief with a potential community partner.

Overview of Community Engaged Learning at The University of Arizona

A review of the ethnographic report that informs the development of this website and resources offered here

Reflection Prompt Questions

Use these questions to get participants reflecting on their experiences.

Developing Student Learning Outcomes

Use this tool together to create the outcomes of a community engaged learning experience.

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Featured Classes

EDL 396b I Design Thinking for Social Change

In this interdisciplinary course, students learn and apply the Design Thinking (human centered design) process in partnership with a community…

AREC 365 | The Food Economy – Efficiencies, Gaps and Policies

Few questions are more fundamental than how we feed the world’s people. Yet, the coexistence of food insecurity and food…

ANTH 395B | Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology

The course as taught in any one semester depends on student need and interest, and the research/teaching interests of the…

CHEE 377 | Microbiology for Engineers

This course focuses on the principles of microbiology, including physiology, metabolism, genetics and ecology. The course explores fundamental microbial processes…

ENGL 307 | Business Writing

Business writing is an Engaged Learning course that provides applied, hands-on experiences with professional business writing. The course explores how…

LAW 496A | Law Clinic

Experiential learning is an essential ingredient in the educational process. Our extensive clinical education offerings include in-house clinics and placement…

NSC 395A | Experiential Learning in Nutritional Sciences

This course offers an organized volunteer and work opportunity with oversight by the department and a classroom component.

PAH 383 | Pre-Internship: Building Career Readiness

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to search for, secure, participate in, and reflect on an internship…

PAH 420 | Innovation and the Human Condition: Learning How to Improve Life in the Community and Beyond

This course will equip students with the skills to use the humanities intellectual and analytical traditions to identify and pursue…

PHPM 448 | Addiction and Substance Use Policy

This course provides an overview of substance use and policy efforts to intervene. It reviews the origin and evolution of…

SOC 397A | Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop

This workshop-based course explores the problem of poverty in the city of Tucson and its impacts on the well-being of…

SPAN 480 | Service Learning

SPAN 480 satisfies the service-learning requirement for the Spanish and Portuguese Program at the University of Arizona.  Students will participate…

TLS 355 | Planning Community Events and Recreation Programs

Students in this course will gain broad knowledge about event planning and programming techniques that can apply to a variety…

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