Honors Service Learning

Honors Service LearningHonors Service Learning classes are Honors classes where the Honors component involves service learning. Students can graduate with a special Honors Service Learning Designation with 4 Honors Service Learning Courses; otherwise, the Honors Service Learning Courses count toward regular Honors credits.

There are many benefits to participating in Honors Service Learning. As part of the Honors program, students can get scholarships and a graduation designation. San Juan College has an excellent, established Service Learning program, and by doing service learning, students can help their community, get practical experience applying what they learned, and build their resume, all of which makes them more desirable to future employers and higher education institutions. Research also shows that students who do service learning often are more involved in and excited about class work and that students in the Honors program push themselves to higher academic goals.

Students interested in participating in the Honors Service Learning Program will need to enroll in courses labeled HSLC. Look for courses with this label or ask your instructor. Honors Service Learning courses are taught in communications, sociology, English, Spanish, Navajo, math, and a variety of other disciplines.

 

Service Learning Registration Form and Packets

 

Faculty who are looking for resources to incorporate service learning into their courses should visit the National Service Learning Clearinghouse.

Experienced service learning instructors are available to assist faculty with designing effective Honors Service Learning requirements. For further questions and requests for information, whether from students, faculty or community organizations, contact Danielle Sullivan at sullivand@sanjuancollege.edu (505-566-3641) and/or Terry Swan at swant@sanjuancollege.edu (505-566-3546).