Courses in Vocation, Ethics, and Society

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VESO 1011 Introduction to Community Engagement I (1 sem. hour).

This one-hour course combines weekly field work with formal learning exercises. The course challenges students participating in the Wellspring Intentional Learning Program to consider the contexts, complexities, and consequences of their community engagement field work.

VESO 1021 Introduction to Community Engagement II (1 sem. hour).

This one-hour course combines weekly field work with formal learning exercises. The course challenges students participating in the Wellspring Intentional Learning Program to consider the contexts, complexities, and consequences of their community engagement field work.

VESO 2000 Work, Ethics, and Society (4 sem. hours).

Students in this course will have the opportunity to use the instructor's disciplinary approach as an entry into the exploration of work within the context of wider societies and cultures. The course includes a substantial ethics component. This is the gateway course for students minoring in Vocation, Ethics, and Society. Crosslisted with RLST 2400 and PHIL 2400. Offered every year in the fall semester.

VESO 3851 Vocational Inquiry in Context I (1 sem. hour).

Students minoring in Vocation, Ethics, and Society enroll in this course concurrently with their first internship (VESO 3853). Depending on enrollment numbers, VESO 3851 may meet with VESO 4851 allowing students to converse with and offer insights for one another at various stages of their vocational inquiry. In these courses, students discuss their internship experiences and contextualize them by using academic resources offered by the instructor, according to the instructor's field of study. Prerequisite: VESO 2000.

VESO 3853: Internship I (3 sem. hours).

Students are placed in internships in consultation with the director.

VESO 4851 Vocational Inquiry in Context II (1 sem. hour).

Students minoring in Vocation, Ethics, and Society enroll in this course concurrently with their second internship (VESO 4853). Depending on enrollment numbers, VESO 3851 may meet with VESO 4851 allowing students to converse with and offer insights for one another at various stages of their vocational inquiry. In these courses, students discuss their internship experiences and contextualize them by using academic resources offered by the instructor, according to the instructor's field of study. Prerequisite: VESO 2000.

VESO 4853: Internship II (3 sem. hours).

Students are placed in internships in consultation with the director.