Social Problems

SOCI-X232-001 | Spring 2014
Angel Parham

A service learning placement is required for this course.
Time commitment: 15 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: This course is intended to provide all of us with the tools to critically reflect on and study social problems. Our work in class provides concepts and theories for analysis while our time at service learning sites will provide experiences that help us to evaluate or test these different concepts and theories.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Anna's Arts for Kids (weekday tutoring only)
APEX Youth Center
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Elevate (tutoring only)
Good Shepherd School
Kedila Family Learning Services
Lafayette Academy Reading Room
NET Charter High School
Orleans Public Defenders
St. Stephen Catholic School
STAIR: Start the Adventure in Reading
Wilson Charter School 

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