Introductory Sociology

SOCI-A100-001 and 002 | Spring 2014
Jaita Talukdar

A service learning placement is required for this course.
Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: Students will learn about different social processes such as interaction processes, organizational cultures, and the social forces that influence self-identities by serving at non-profit institutions.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Anna's Arts for Kids
APEX Youth Center
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Bridge House
Cafe con Ingles
Catholic Charities: ESL
Catholic Charities: Head Start
Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal
Edible Schoolyard NOLA
Freret Neighborhood Center
Good Shepherd School
Hagar's House
Hainkel Home and Rehabilitation Center
Harry Tompson Center
Hope Lodge
Kedila Family Learning Services
Lafayette Academy Reading Room
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
Latino Farmers Cooperative of LA
Luke's House Clinic
NET Charter High School
Orleans Public Defenders
Passages Hospice
Project Lazarus
St. Stephen Catholic School
Second Harvest Benefits Helpline
STAIR: Start the Adventure in Reading
Uptown Shepherd's Center
Wage Claim Clinic
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