Human Sociobiology

BIOL-Z262-051 | Spring 2014
Julie Gauthier

A service learning placement is optional in this course.
Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: In this class, students will learn about the major evolutionary debates surrounding individual and group selection. Volunteering with organizations which emphasize human cooperation and the interdependence between humans and the natural world will give students the opportunity to examine the selfish and altruistic aspects of nature in the context of these debates.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Edible Schoolyard NOLA
Fresh Food Factor
Hainkel Home and Rehabilitation Center
Hope Lodge
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
Luke's House Clinic
Passages Hospice
Project Lazarus

What about other agencies?

How to get started

  1. Watch the video Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement and then take the online quiz.
  2. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet. Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester (midterm and last day of the semester). Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar for deadlines.
  3. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be given to your professor and incorporated into your class grade. See a sample evaluation>>
  4. Tips for successfully completing your placement