Pursuing service-learning opportunities allows you to connect your classroom education with practical usage in meaningful ways
Honors students may enroll in approved service-learning courses, including those offered by other departments to fulfill their Experiential and Advanced Learning Honors requirements.
In order for a service-learning course to qualify for Honors credit, it must be at least 300-level, earn at least three academic units, and be designated as a Service-Learning section by the Office of the Registrar. Approved courses must also include at least 15 hours of service with a community partner. A student may only earn Honors credit for a specific service-learning course once. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure they meet all pre-requisites for any course, as the Honors College cannot waive departmental requirements.
Check out the Service-learning Courses (PDF) offered at TU in fall 2021 which have been approved for Honors credit.
Students must also submit a Service-Learning Honors Agreement for a service-learning course to count toward Honors requirements.
Approval for a course to fulfill Experiential and Advanced Learning credit can only be granted by the Honors College Faculty Director, Prof. Alison McCartney, amccartney AT_TOWSON. The course instructor must also consent to allowing Honors criteria to the course. Approval cannot be granted retroactively.
In order to earn Honors credit for a service-learning course, you should follow these steps in order:
All required forms are also available at our Forms, Syllabi & Online Resources repository.