Current Courses

Summer 2022 courses

This course list is subject to changes and additions. Last updated: 4/7/2022

  • PB - Project-based course
  • PL - Placement-based course

Business

(PB) BBUS 441  A: Business Project Managment - Nick Cuhaciyan

Student groups collaborate with community partners to outline and execute a project management plan. Partners: TBD

Education

(PL) BEDUC 495 A: Applied Experience - Antony Smith

Students deepen learning and practice working with community partners on career related projects related to education, equity, and access. Partners: TBD

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(Online - PB) BIS 261 A: Introduction to Film Studies - David Goldstein

Students explore introductory topics in film studies through participation in viewings and writing in collaboration with community-based film center. Partner: Northwest Film Forum

(PB) BIS 232 A: Data Visualization - Caleb Trujillo

Students work with community partner survey data to analyze, address problem areas, and provide visualizations and recommendations. Partner: UWB Office of Connected Learning

(PB) BIS 490 B: Advanced Seminar: Smart City Seattle  - Jin-Kyu Jung

Students collaborate with Urban Planning students in Korea on a community partner project located in the Seattle area. Partners: Pusan National University Department of Urban Planning, Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI)

Nursing & Health Studies

(PL) BHS 496 A: Health Studies Fieldwork - Jody Early

Students deepen learning and practice working with community partners on career related projects. Partners: TBD

(PB) BNURS 360 A: Critical Reading and Information Literacy in Nursing - Jaime Rose Navetta

Students begin participatory research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clincial and public health professionals. Partners: TBD

(PB/PL) BNURS 424 A, B, C, D, E: Population Health Community Practicum  - Anna Winquist, Maureen West, Bonnie Blachaly 

Students work in groups to develop and provide health education programming to community members. Partners: TBD

 


Spring 2022 courses

Business

(PB) BBUS 307 C: Business Writing - Laura Umetsu

Students conduct research, data collection, interviews with stakeholders, and write organizational web-based press releases that can be used to support an organizational objective​. Partner: NAMI Seattle

(PB) BBUS 441  A: Business Project Managment - Nick Cuhaciyan

Student groups collaborate with community partners to outline and execute a project management plan. Partners: Amazon, Buck One, Camp United We Stand

(PB) BBUS 491 A: Business Consulting - Andrew Ballard

Students work in groups with community partners to research and propose recommendations for projects. Partners: All Things HR, City of Mill Creek, Irons Bros Construction, Latino Educational Training Institute(LETI), Snohomish STEM Network 

(PB) BBUS 512 A, B: Strategic Management - Stephen Jones

Students work in groups with community partners to create strategy projects that incorporate finance, marketing, operations, and management decisions. Partners: DevMatch, Economic Alliance Snohomish County, Ironwood Manufacturing, PatCen Healthcare

Education

(Optional PL) BEDUC 220 A: Education and Society - Gerard Holzman

Students explore equity and access in educational settings by working with community partners on projects. Partners: AVID - Henry Jackson HS, Bright Horizons, Communities of Rooted Brilliance, Friends of North Creek Forest, Mercy Housing NW, Meridian Park Elementary, North Creek HS, Pacific Science Center, Sound Salmon Solutions, WA Alliance for Better Schools, YMCA of Greater Seattle

(PL) BEDUC 495 A: Applied Experience - Sarita Shukla

Students deepen learning and practice working with community partners on career related projects related to education, equity, and access. Partners: King County Libraries, Bothell; North Creek High School; Northshore School District Racial and Educational Justice Department

First Year Pre-Major Programs 

(PB) BCUSP 199 A: Field Based Learning: Health and Wellness CBLR Learning Community - Sukhaman Kaur, Monique Taylor

Students will engage in established volunteer projects with a community organization and collaborative class activities that focus on how different health and wellness fields address needs in society. Partners: Seattle Children's Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center, UW Bothell ARC Health and Wellness Resource Center

(PB) BLEAD 102: Leading with Purpose: Working in Teams - Deborah Hathaway

Students will work in groups to coordinate and facilitate a community event. Partner: Seattle Children's Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(PB) BES 330 A: Limnology - Avery Shinneman

Students research local lakes and develop educational materials for the public. Partners: King County Libraries, Woodinville; Libraries Love Lakes, UW Bothell and Cascadia College Campus Library 

(PB) BIS 175 A: American Goverment - Jason Lambacher

Students work in groups to research a challenge question, conduct a literature review, and make recommendations to support community partner strategic goals. Partners: Snohomish County Elections, Snohomish County Office of Social Justice

(PB) BIS 232 A: Data Visualization - Caleb Trujillo

Students work with community partner survey data to analyze, address problem areas, and provide visualizations and recommendations. Partners: UWB Office of Connected Learning

(PB) BIS 352 A: Mapping Communities - Jin-Kyu Jung

Students work in groups on participatory community mapping projects proposed by community partner. Partner: Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI) 

(Optional PL) BIS 360 A: Pollinator Diversity and Conservation - Amy Lambert

Students have the option to support field-based pollinator research alongside community partners and other students from Cascadia College and UWB. Partners: 21 Acres, CCUWBee Research Initiative, UWB Sustainaility

(PB/PL) BIS 498 A: Undergraduate Research: Southeast Asian Pasts & Futures - Raissa DeSmet, Nhi P Tran

With the support of UW faculty and Burke Museum staff, API and first-gen students will design their own projects and curriculum, work directly with objects in the Southeast Asian collections, and build relationships with AAPI knowledge holders in the Puget Sound. Partner: Burke Museum

(PB) BPOLST 514 A: Program Management and Evaluation - Keith Nitta

Graduate students scope program management challenge, conduct constituent research, and make recommendations to community partner. Partner: Snohomish Conservation District

Nursing & Health Studies

(PB) BHLTH 423 A: Global Health - Critical Perspectives - Nora Kenworthy

Students examine global health topics, specific community-based challenges, and develop intervention pitches for a community partner. Partners: UWB School of Nursing and Health Studies, UWB Orientation and Transition Programs

(PB) BHLTH 435 A: Principles in Health Education and Communication - Robin Fleming

Students work in groups to develop and pitch social media campaigns to health-based community partner. Partner: Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI)

(PB/PB) BHLTH 498 A: Independent Study: Latino Leadership Initiavtive (LLI) - Victoria Breckwich-Vasquez

5-month leadership program for Latinx-identified sophomores, juniors and seniors requiring student participation in a community-based learning project. Partner: Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI), Edmonds School District, Northshore School District

(PL) BHS 496 A, B: Health Studies Fieldwork - Vicky Breckwich-Vasquez, Mabel Ezeonwu 

Students deepen learning and practice working with community partners on career related projects. Partners: Bloodworks NW, Communities of Color Coalition (C3), Everett Gospel Mission, Girls on the Run of Snohomish Co, HealthPoint, Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI), Mercy Housing NW, Midwives Association of WA State, NAMI Eastside, Neighborhood House, North Sound Accountable Communities for Health, Seattle Children's Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center, Snohomish Health District, Tavon Learning Center, UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies, UW Bothell ARC Health and Wellness Resource Center, UW Pacific NW Agriculture Safety and Health (PNASH) Center, WA West African Center

(PB) BNURS 424 A, B: Population-Based Health in Community Practice - Maureen West, Robin Fleming

Students work in groups to develop and provide health education programming to community members. Partners: TBA

(PB) BNURS 460 A: Translating Scholarly Knowledge to Nursing Practice - Linda Eaton

Students build on BNURS 360 research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clinical and public health professionals in the field. Partners: Action Reaction PT, Everett Gospel Mission, Evergreen Health, Harborview Medical Center, Public Health- Seattle & King Co, WA State Hospital Association

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

(PB) BME 435 A: Introduction to HVAC - Steven Collins

Student teams work with community partner to address HVAC related design problem and develop final report based on client specifications. Partner: 21 Acres

(PB) BME 496 A: Capstone in Mechanical Engineering - Imen Hannachi

Student teams work with a community partner over two quarters (winter and spring). Students complete the full-cycle design with their partner including problem definition, concept generation and feasibility study, engineering design analyses, prototype fabrication and testing. Partners: TBA

(PB) CSS 295 A: K-12 Computer Education - Nancy Kool

Students work as a class and in teams to develop Scratch coding curriculum which they use to teach elementary or middle school students in a free after-school coding program. Partner: Kenmore Middle School


Winter 2022 courses

Business

(PB) BBUS 307 A: Business Writing - Laura Umetsu

Students conduct research, data collection, interviews with stakeholders, and write organizational web-based press releases that can be used to support an organizational objective​. Partner: NAMI Seattle

(PB) BBUS 340 A: Operations and Project Managment - Gulru Ozkan-Seely

Student groups collaborate with community partners to investigate a current operations challenge, conduct research, and make recommendations. Partners: TBA

(PB) BBUS 441  A: Business Project Managment - Nick Cuhaciyan

Student groups collaborate with community partners to outline and execute a project management plan. Partners: Camp United We Stand, Integrity Marketing, Your Money Matters Mentoring

(PB) BBUS 431  A/ELCBUS 401 A: : e-Marketing - Anupama M. Bharadwaj

Students work in groups to conduct surveys or other research, and make recommendations for digital marketing strategies for community partner. Partners: Foreign Language for Youth, Oceana

(PB) BBUS 491 A: Business Consulting - Andrew Ballard

Students work in groups with community partners to research and propose recommendations for projects. Partners: Adult Family Home Council, Anna's Furniture, Commercial Driver School, Eastside Accountants, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives

Education

(PL - Optional) BEDUC 441 A: Second Language Acquisition - Yue Bian 

(PL) BEDUC 542 A:  Teaching ESOL - Yue Bian            

Students work outside of class on language skills and literacy development with youth or adults who are learning a second language. Partners: Foreign Language for Youth, Northshore School District, Rooted in Community Brilliance. (Minimum 20 hours/quarter)

(PL) BEDUC 495 A, B: Applied Experience - Allison Hintz, Antony Smith

Students deepen learning and practice working with community partners on career related projects related to education, equity, and access. Partners: Edmonds School District, Foreign Language for Youth, King County Libraries - Bothell, North Creek High School, WA Alliance for Better Schools, and more.

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(PB - Optional) BES 485 A: Conservation Biology - Sara Maxwell

Students have the option to conduct research or other related project with environmental conservation organization. Partners: Forterra, Sound Salmon Solutions, UW Grounds and Wetlands

(PL) BES 491 A Undergraduate Research in Enviormental Science - Amy Lambert

Students work independently or in groups to support the environmental research and restoration goals of local and regional parks, gardens, and field sites. Partners: Green Kirkland, Friends of Licton Springs Park, Magnuson Park, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, Songaia Co-Housing Community, UW Botanic Gardens

(PB) BIS 175 A: American Goverment - Jason Lambacher

Students work in groups to research a challenge question, conduct a literature review, and make recommendations to support community partner strategic goals. Partners: Snohomish County Elections, Snohomish County Office of Social Justice

(PB/PL) BIS 498 A: Undergraduate Research: Southeast Asian Pasts & Futures - Raissa DeSmet and Nhi P Tran

With the support of UW faculty and Burke Museum staff, API and first-gen students will design their own projects and curriculum, work directly with objects in the Southeast Asian collections, and build relationships with AAPI knowledge holders in the Puget Sound. Partner: Burke Museum

(PB) BPOLST 513 A: Practicum in Policy Studies - Jin-Kyu Jung

Students will explore social and policy issues with community stakeholders through direct service, research, informational interviews, events and/or other means. Partners: Latino Educational Training Institute, Snohomish Conservation District

Nursing & Health Studies

(PB) BHLTH 301 A: Global Health Practice: Systems, Places and People - Mabel Ezeonwu

Students work collectively on a project or multiple projects to support the needs of a community-based global health organization. Partners: WA West African Center

(PB) BHLTH 437 A: Program Planning and Strategies in Health Promotion - Victoria Breckwich-Vasquez

Students work in groups to complete research and develop a comprehensive program plan for a community-based organization. Partner: WA West African Center

(PB/PB) BHLTH 498 A: Independent Study: Latino Leadership Initiavtive (LLI) - Victoria Breckwich-Vasquez

5-month leadership program for Latinx-identified sophomores, juniors and seniors requiring student participation in a community-based learning project. Partner: Latino Educational Training Institute, Edmonds School District, Northshore School District

(PL) BHS 496 A: Health Studies Fieldwork - Jody Early

Students deepen learning and practice working with community partners on career related projects. Partners: Bloodworks NW, Food Lifeline, HealthPoint, Latino Educational Training Institute, Neighborhood House, Providence Regional Medical Center, Rainier Valley Community Clinic, Snohomish Health District, UWB School of Nursing and Health Studies, Village Reach, and more.

(PB) BNURS 360 A, B, C: Critical Reading & Information Literacy in Nursing - Kosuke Niitsu

Students begin participatory research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clincial and public health professionals. Partners: Harborview Medical Center, Kindred Hospice, Mountlake Terrace Senior Community/Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG), Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle Children's Hospital NICU, Smokey Point Behavioral Health, Synthesis Interests, UW Medical Center 

(PB) BNURS 424 A, B, C: Population-Based Health in Community Practice - Maureen West, Robin Fleming, Tara James

Students work in groups to develop and provide health education programming to community members. Partners: TBA

(PB) BNURS 460 A: Translating Scholarly Knowledge to Nursing Practice - Shannon L Roosma-Goldstein, Sunita Iyer

Students build on BNURS 360 research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clinical and public health professionals in the field. Partners: Action Reaction PT, Everett Gospel Mission, Evergreen Health, Harborview Medical Center, Public Health- Seattle & King Co, WA State Hospital Association

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

(PB) BME 481: Engineer Prof Dev 1: Citizen Engineer - Steve Collins

Students work in groups to conduct research, analysis, and documentation of current engineering projects in collaboration with a community partner organization. Partners: The Energy Authority

(PB) BME 495 A: Capstone in Mechanical Engineering - Imen Hannachi

Student teams work with a community partner over two quarters (winter and spring). Students complete the full-cycle design with their partner including problem definition, concept generation and feasibility study, engineering design analyses, prototype fabrication and testing. Partners: TBA

(PB) CSS 295 A: K-12 Computer Education - Arkady Retik

Students work as a class and in teams to develop Scratch coding curriculum which they use to teach elementary or middle school students in a free after-school coding program. Partner: YMCA of Greater Seattle


Autumn 2021 courses

Buisness

(PB) BBUS 307 A: Business Writing - Laura Umetsu

Students conduct research, data collection, interviews with stakeholders, and write organizational web-based press releases that can be used to support an organizational objective​. Partner: NAMI Seattle

(PB) BBUS 441 A: Business Project Management - Nick Cuhaciyan

Student groups collaborate with community partners to outline and execute a project management plan. Partners: Black Coffee NW, Buck Academy, Delicious Delivered, Your Money Matters Mentoring

(PB) BBUS 509 A, B: Operations Management- Gulru Ozkan-Seely

Student groups collaborate with community partners to investigate a current operations challenge, conduct research, and make recommendations . Partners: Jamco, Edmonds Food Bank, Equinix, Seattle ReCreative

Education

(PB) BEDUC 495 A: Applied Experience - Antony Smith

Students deepen learning and practice working on projects related to education, equity, and access. Partners: AVID - Henry Jackson High School, Abundance of Hope, WA Alliance for Better Schools, WA State Parks.

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(PB/PL) BIS 498 A: Undergraduate Research: Southeast Asian Pasts & Futures - Raissa DeSmet and Nhi P Tran

With the support of UW faculty and Burke Museum staff, API and first-gen students will design their own projects and curriculum, work directly with objects in the Southeast Asian collections, and build relationships with AAPI knowledge holders in the Puget Sound. Partner: Burke Museum

(PB) BIS 235 A: Critical Media Literacy - Min Tang

Students work in groups to examine bias in popular media formats, and design an educational workshop for middle or high school youth. Partner: Northshore School District Racial and Educational Justice Department

(PB) BIS 261 A: Introduction to Film Studies - David Goldstein

Students explore introductory topics in film studies through participation in viewings and writing in collaboration with community-based film center. Partner: Northwest Film Forum

Nursing & Health Studies

(PB) BNURS 360 A, B, C: Critical Reading & Information Literacy in Nursing - Kosuke Niitsu, Linda Eaton, Stefanie L Iverson Cabral

Students begin participatory research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clincial and public health professionals. Partners: Harborview Medical Center, Kindred Hospice, Mountlake Terrace Senior Community/Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG), Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle Children's Hospital NICU, Smokey Point Behavioral Health, Synthesis Interests, UW Medical Center 

(PB) BNURS 424 A, B, C: Population-Based Health in Community Practice - Maureen West, Robin Fleming, Tara James

Students work in groups to develop and provide health education programming to community members. Partners: TBA

(PB) BNURS 460 A: Translating Scholarly Knowledge to Nursing Practice - Jaime Rose Navetta

Students build on BNURS 360 research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clinical and public health professionals in the field. Partners: Action Reaction PT, Everett Gospel Mission, Evergreen Health, Harborview Medical Center, Public Health- Seattle & King Co, WA State Hospital Association

(PL/PB) BHS 496 A: Health Studies Fieldwork - Dr. Jody Early

Students deepen learning and practice working on projects related to career interest in health. Partners: Food Lifeline, HealthPoint, Inside Health Institute, NAMI Seattle, Neighborhood House, Project Girl, Providence Institute for a Healthier Community, Rainier Valley Community Clinic, Shoreline Sports Foundation, Snohomish Co. Health District, UWB SNHS, UWB CC HaWRC, and more.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

(PB) CSS 295 A: K-12 Computer Education - Arkady Retik

Students work as a class and in teams to develop Scratch coding curriculum which they use to teach elementary or middle school students in a free after-school coding program. Partner: YMCA of Greater Seattle