Anne Christensen Doyle Center for Engagement, Learning and Leadership (Honors Program)

Committed to nurturing and strengthening student engagement and leadership through service-learning experiences.

Students enrolled in the Upper Division pre-licensure BSN program are eligible to apply for the honors program during their second semester of study at Allen College. The Honors Program consists of three, one credit hour courses taken sequentially during the final three semesters of the program. These courses may be used to fulfill the nursing elective or a general education elective requirement. Teaching strategies used in these courses include face-to-face seminars, on-line discussion, and service-learning experiences.

AC: 316 Introduction to Service Honors

Introduction to Service Honors will introduce students to the service honors program. It will provide experiential learning to students as they explore the opportunities for service that exist in the community. During this course, students will engage in critical reflection while learning about community needs and developing initial plans for a service-learning project at a community agency. Students will complete a minimum of 15 contact hours at community agencies during this course.

AC: 316A Service Honors: Diversity and Communication

This is one of the courses that is part of the three courses in the service honors program. The focus of this course is to gain exposure to diverse populations and improve abilities to communicate effectively with others. During this course, students will engage in experiential learning using critical reflection as they provide service to the community. Students will complete a minimum of 15 contact hours at community agencies during this course.

AC: 316B Service Honors: Leadership and Group Work

This is one of the courses that is part of the three courses in the service honors program. The focus of this course is to build leadership skills and improve the ability to work in groups. During this course, students will engage in experiential learning using critical reflection as they provide service to the community. Students will complete a minimum of 15 contact hours at community agencies during this course.

AC: 316C Service Honors: Service

This is one of the courses that is part of the three courses in the service honors program. The focus of this course is on service and that impact that service has on communities. During this course, students will engage in experiential learning using critical reflection as they provide service to the community. Students will complete a minimum of 15 contact hours at community agencies during this course.

AC: 317 Service Honors Seminar

Service Honors Seminar will provide experiential learning to students as they focus on developing a project for implementation at a select community agency. During this course, students will engage in critical reflection while developing a service-learning project proposal. Students will complete a minimum of 15 contact hours at their selected community agency during this course.

AC: 318 Service Honors Practicum

Service Honors Practicum will provide experiential learning to students as they implement a project in a community agency. During this course, students will engage in critical reflection implementing and evaluating a service-learning project in the community. Students will complete a minimum of 15 contact hours at their selected community agency during this course.