Service Learning Courses

GST 302 Service Learning is a one-credit course where you enhance classroom learning through service to the community while working with local agencies.

While attending a one credit course students also complete 20 hours of community service, selected from more than 130 service-learning placement sites. The classroom component of the course focuses on a history of volunteerism, the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, social structures, altruism, and methods of eliminating discrimination.

Course Requirements

  • Minimum of 20 service hours at one site 
  • Three written assignments/journals
  • Participate in four discussion groups


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Become a group leader

Become a group leader of our student organizations and build your resume with a leadership position! Group leaders are expected to be an example to students, drive school vans and participate in the group leader section of GST 302.

If you're interested in becoming a group leader, please connect with the Coordinator of Community Services, Catherine Farrell at