Current Courses

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

Autumn 2021 Courses*


*This course list is subject to changes and additions. Last updated: 9/8/21

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 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, 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 and 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 and 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: TBA

(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 clincial and public health professionals in the field. Partners: TBA

(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

Summer 2021 Courses


Business

(Remote - PB) BBUS 441: Business Project Management - Nick Cuhaciyan
Student groups collaborate with community partners to outline and execute a project management plan. Partners: Buck Academy, Reckoning Trade Project, Tavon Center.

Educational Studies

(Remote – PB)​ BEDUC 495 A: Applied Experience - Antony Smith
Students deepen learning and practice working on projects related to education, equity, and access.  (Adjusted for remote learning: required 20-50 hours/quarter) Partners: Edmonds School District, Foreign Language for Youth, PAWS, Washington Alliance for Better Schools.

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(Remote - 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 

(Remote - PB) BISMCS 343 D: Media Production Workshop: The City as Character - Minda Martin
Provides hands-on experience in communicative practice and the production of media. Combines production and theory.​ Partners: Seattle Municipal Archives, Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound (MiPoPS)

Nursing & Health Studies

(Remote - PB) BHLTH 437 A:  Program Planning and Strategies for Health Promotion - Victoria Breckwich-Vasquez 
Introduction to program planning for health education specialists, including: needs and capacity assessment, strategy selection, and theoretical frameworks. Covers program implementation, management, and evaluation concepts. Assignments include developing a sample program plan and experiential, community-based activities. Partner: TBD

(Remote - PB) BNURS 360 A: Critical Reading and Information Literacy in Nursing - Sunita Iyer
Students begin participatory research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clincial and public health professionals. Partners: TBD

(Remote - PB/PL) BNURS 424 A, B, C, D, E, F: Population Health Community Practicum - Mabel Ezeonwu, Mo West, Tara James, Robin Fleming, Shannon Roosma-Goldstein
Students work in groups to develop and provide health education programming to community members. Partners: TBD

Spring 2021 Courses


Business

(Remote - PB) B BUS 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

(Remote - PB) BBUS 441: Business Project Management - Nick Cuhaciyan
Student groups collaborate with community partners to outline and execute a project management plan. Partners: Coffee and Cone, Delicious Delivered, Farmer Frog, Tavon Learning Center

(Remote - PB) B BUS 491 A: Business Consulting - Andrew Ballard
Students work in groups with community partners to research and propose recommendations for projects. Partners: Partners: Bellevue Chamber, Cascadia Art Museum, City of Lynnwood, Diedrich Espresso, Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

(Remote - PB) B BUS 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: BuyItNow.co, IOHK (Atala PRISM), Pacific Science Center, PatCen Healthcare 

Computing Education & Software Systems 

(Remote - 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

Educational Studies

(Remote – PB/PL)​ BEDUC 495 A: Applied Experience - Sarita Shukla
Students deepen learning and practice working on projects related to education, equity, and access.  (Adjusted for remote learning: required 20-50 hours/quarter) Partners: AVID, Henry Jackson High School, Cascadia Art Museum, Edmonds School District, Foreign Language for Youth, Inglemoor High School, King County Library, Bothell, Mercy Housing NW, PAWS, Seattle Children's Hospital, WA Alliance for Better Schools, YMCA of Greater Seattle

First Year & Pre-major

(Remote - PB) BCORE 120 A: Applied Theater and Community - Deborah Hathaway
​Students create community theater with elders in the Dementia-inclusive program. Partner: Edmonds Center for the Arts w/ Silver Kite Community Arts, LLC

(Remote - PB) BLEAD 102 A: Leading with Purpose: Working in Teams - Deborah Hathaway                                                                                                                                             Students collaborate as a class to coordinate, plan, and participate in community-based project or event. Partner: Seattle Children's Alyssa Burnet Adult Life Center

Interactive Media & Design

(Optional Remote - PB) BIMD 363 A: Studio Elements III: Practicum - Mark Chen
Students design and develop interactive media projects using concept modules in an applied setting. One group of students will propose ideas for the development of a game for language learning. Partner: Foreign Language for Youth

(Remote - PB) BIMD 493 A: Integrative Studio III: Practicum - Wanda Gregory
Student teams work with a community partner over two quarters (winter and spring). Students immerse themselves in a problem and its social context, conduct design research with potential users in real-world contexts, explore and validate design alternatives, and evaluate experimental interfaces and systems. Partners: Academy of Interactive Entertainment, Alaska Airlines, Avanade
BuildStrong, Housing Connector, Operation Nightwatch, Substantial, Wellspring Family Services, Wing Luke Museum

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(Remote - PB) BCULST 587 A: Topics in Cultural Arts Practice: Labor Stories During Pandemic Times - Ching-In Chen
Students work in groups to engage in community story telling with one or more community partners and produce a Zine. Partners: Aileen's, Massage Parlor Outreach Program, Northshore School District, Viva Farms local and regional farmers

(PB/PL) BES 464 A: Restoration Ecology 3 Capstone - Jim Fridley
Students form year-long cohorts who work with community-based partners to survey, plan, and execute environmental restoration projects. Partners: Friends of North Creek Forest, Magnuson Park Environmental Stewardship Alliance and Green Seattle Partnership, University of Washington Botanic Gardens, and Metro Parks Tacoma

(Remote - PB) BIS 175 A: Introduction to American Government - Jason Lambacher  Students work in groups to reasearch a challenge question, conduct a literature review, and make recommendations to support community partner strategic goals. Partners: Snohomish County Office of Social Justice, Snohomish County Elections and Voter Registration, The Washington Bus

(Remote - 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 

(Remote - PB) BIS 341 A: Study of Culture: Girls on Film - Kari Lerum
Students analyze feminist, coming of age films through participation in viewings and writing in collaboration with community-based film center. Partner: Cascadia International Women’s Film Festival, Ms Magazine

(Remote - PB) BIS 494 A: Youth Court Task Force - Camille Walsh
Students work as a class to provide research and direct service to high school restorative justice programming. Former partners include: Bothell Municipal Court - Youth Court.

(Remote - PB) BIS 352 A: Mapping Communities - Jin-Kyu Jung
Students work in groups on participatory community mapping projects proposed by community partner. Partner: LETI, City of Lynnwood

(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: CCUWBee Research Initiative, UWB Sustainaility

(Remote - PB) BISIA 230 A: Performing Arts Techniques​ -  Deborah Hathaway  
Students collaborate and support community school students using performing arts. Partner: Seattle Children's Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center

Nursing & Health Studies

(Remote - PB) BHLTH 423 A: Global Health: Critical Perspectives​ - Nora Kenworthy    Critical exploration into the emerging field of global health, focusing on: how historical and social forces shape health in the world; and global health practice and strategy across different contexts. Partner: UW Communications/UWB Marketing and Communications

(Remote - 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: Snohomish Health District

(Remote - PB) BHLTH 498 A: Independent Study: Latino Leadership Initiative (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), Northshore School District, Edmonds School District 

(Remote – PB/PL)​ BHS 496 A, B: Health Studies Fieldwork - Victoria Breckwich-Vasquez, Mabel Ezeonwu
Students deepen learning and practice working on projects related to career interest in health. (Minimum 40 hours/quarter) Partners: Bloodworks NW, Everett Gospel Mission, Full Life Care, Inside Health Institute, LETI, Mukilteo Family YMCA, Neighborhood House, Project Girl, Providence Regional Medical Center, Public Health - Seattle & King County, Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Seattle Children's Hospital, Shoreline Sports Foundation, Tavon Learning Center, UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies, UW Pacific Northwest Agriculture Safety and Health, WA Coalition to Eliminate Farmworker Sexual Harrassment, YMCA of Greater Seattle

(Remote - PB) BNURS 424 A, B, C: Population Health in Community Practice - Mo West, Tara James
Students work in groups to develop and provide health education programming to community members. Partners: TBD

(Remote -  PB) BNURS 460 A: Translating Scholarly Knowledge to Nursing Practice - Shannon Roosma-Goldstein
Students build on BNURS 360 research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clincial and public health professionals in the field. Partners: Action Reaction Physical Therapy, Everett Gospel Mission, Inglemoor High School, Primary Care Pediatrics, Rainier Valley Community Clinic, UW Medical Center NICU, UW Medical Center NW, WA State Hospital Association

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics 

(Remote - PB) BME 496 A: Capstone Project in Mechanical Engineering II - TBD
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. Former partners: 21 Acres, Farmer Frog, Gavin Flying, Ventec Life Systems, and more.

Winter 2021 Courses


Business

(Remote - PB) BBUS 431 A: e-Marketing - Edita Cao
Students work in groups to conduct surveys or other research, and make recommendations for digital marketing strategies for community partner. Partners: 350 Eastside, Coyote Central, King County Library - Bothell, Inside Health Institute, Oceana, PAWS, Rainier Valley Community Clinic,  Tavon Center.

(Remote - PB) BBUS 491 A: Business Consulting - Andrew Ballard
Students work in groups with community partners to research and propose recommendations for projects. Former partners include: Partners: Greenhaven Interactive, Puget Law Group, Latino Educational Training Insititute, Everett Transit 

Computing Education & Software Systems 

(Remote - 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: YMCA

First Year & Pre-Major

(Remote - PB) BCORE 117 C: Creative Activism: Inspiring Change Through the Arts - Gary Carpenter
Students work as a class to collaborate on shared arts and social justice project for community partner. Partner: Pravah India

Education

(Remote – PB/PL)​ BEDUC 495 A, B: Applied Experience - Gerard Holzman, Antony Smith
Students deepen learning and practice working on projects related to education, equity, and access. Partners: Henry Jackson High School, Edmonds School District, Foreign Language for Youth (FL4Y), Inglemoor High School, King County Library - Bothell, Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI), Mercy Housing Northwest, Seattle Children's Hospital Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center, WA Alliance for Better Schools, YMCA. (Adjusted for remote learning: required 20-50 hours/quarter)

(Remote – PB/PL) BEDUC 542 A: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment of English in Second Language Learning - Yue Bian
Students have the option to assist English language teachers and learners in the classroom. Partner: Lake WA School District

Interactive Media & Design

(Remote - PB) BIMD 492 A: Integrative Studio II: Practicum - Wanda Gregory
Student teams work with a community partner over two quarters (winter and spring). Students immerse themselves in a problem and its social context, conduct design research with potential users in real-world contexts, explore and validate design alternatives, and evaluate experimental interfaces and systems. Partners: TBD

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(Remote - PB/PL) BES 463 A: Restoration Ecology II -  Warren Gold                                Students form year-long cohorts who work with community-based partners to survey, plan, and execute environmental restoration projects. Partners: Friends of North Creek Forest, Magnuson Park Environmental Stewardship Alliance and Green Seattle Partnership, University of Washington Botanic Gardens, and Metro Parks Tacoma

(Remote-Optional PB) BES 485 A: Conservation Biology - Sara Maxwell
Students have the option to conduct research or other related project with environmental conservation organization. 

(Remote – PB/PL) BISGWS 302 A: History and Movements of Gender and Sexuality - Julie Shayne
Students work in groups to conduct interviews with community partner to contribute to Feminist Archive. Partners: Food Not Bombs, Indivisible Kirkland, Snohomish County Mutual Aid Group, 
Sunnyland Mutual Aid, Tacoma Mutual Aid Collective - TMAC, WSU's Queer People of Color and Allies.

(Remote - PB) BIS 175 A: Introduction to American Government - Jason Lambacher  Students work in groups to reasearch a challenge question, conduct a literature review, and make recommendations to support community partner strategic goals. Partners: Snohomish County Office of Social Justice, Snohomish County Elections and Voter Registration, The Washington Bus

(Remote - PB) BIS 204 A: Intro to Journalism - Kristin Gustafson
Students interview writing or editing staff from local newspapers and submit article to be considered for publication. Former partners: International Examiner, Real Change, Bothell/Kenmore/Kirkland Reporter, South Seattle Emerald.

(Remote - PB) BIS 232 A: Data Visualization - Joseph Ferrare
Students work with community partner survey data to analyze, address problem areas, and provide visualizations and recommendations. Partner: Edmonds School District 

(Remote - PB) BIS 342 A: Geographic Information Systems - Santiago Lopez              Students work in groups to create maps for community partner. Partner: Washington State Parks

(Remote - PB) BIS 344 A: Intermediate GIS - Melanie Malone
Students work in groups to analyze partner data and make recommendations for environmental challenges. Partner: Washington State Parks

(Remote - PB) BIS 406 A Urban Planning & Geography - Jin-Kyu Jung
Students will work in groups to identify, research, analyze and share development ideas to Partners: Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI), City of Lynnwood

(Remote - PB) BIS 494: Youth Court Task Force - Camille Walsh
Students work as a class to provide research and direct service to high school restorative justice programming. Former partners include: Bothell Municipal Court - Youth Court.

(Remote - PB) BISCLA 380 A: Arts in Context Museum Culture: The Politics of Display - Raissa DeSmet
Students are trained to conduct research on objects from the Southeast Asian collections at the Burke Museum to support exhibits and audience communications. Partner: Burke Museum

(Remote - PB) BPOLST 531 A: Policy Studies Practicum - Charlie Collins
Students work in groups to research and analyze the causes and impacts of particular policies and/or social issue(s) across levels of analysis and across stakeholder groups​. Partner: Snohomish County Office of Social Justice​

Nursing & Health Studies

(Remote - PB) BNURS 360 A: Critical Reading and Information Literacy in Nursing - Chiyoung Lee                                                                                                                Students begin participatory research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clincial and public health professionals. Partners: Action Reaction Physical Therapy, Everett Gospel Mission, Inglemoor High School, Primary Care Pediatrics, Rainier Valley Community Clinic, UW Medical Center NICU, UW Medical Center NW, WA State Hospital Association

(Remote - PB) BNURS 420 B: Healthcare Policy and Organization of Healthcare - Robin Fleming
Students use collaboration, partnership, and teamwork to affect policy change and improve service access, delivery, and outcomes. Partners: Economic Opportunity Institute, WA Physicians for Social Responsibility, WA State Dept of Health – Nursing Commission

(Remote -  PB) BNURS 460 A, B, C: Translating Scholarly Knowledge to Nursing Practice - Shannon Roosma - Goldstein, Shervin Churchill, Sunita Iyer
Students build on BNURS 360 research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by clincial and public health professionals in the field. Partners include: EvergreenHealth, Providence Regional Medical Center, Puget Sound Kidney Centers, Public Health Seattle & King Co, Kindred Hospice, Rainier Valley Community Clinic, UW Medical Center, UW Medicine Northwest Center, Washington State Hospital Association, and more.

(Remote – PB/PL)​ BHS 496 A: Health Studies Fieldwork - Victoria Breckwich-Vasquez & Mabel Ezeonwu
Students deepen learning and practice working on projects related to career interest in health. Partners: Alzheimer's Association,Bloodworks NW, Inside Health Institute, Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI), Neighborhood House, Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse (PICAA), Providence Regional Medical Center, Rainier Valley Community Clinic, Seattle Children's Hospital Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center, Toxic Free Future, UW Bothell ARC Health and Wellness Resource Center (HAWRC), Washington Coalition Coalition to Eliminate Farmworker Sexual Harassment. (Minimum 40 hours/quarter)

(Remote - PB) BHLTH 498 A: Independent Study: Latino Leadership Initiative (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)

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics 

(Remote – PB/PL) BME 481 A: Citizen Engineer
Students work in groups to conduct research, analysis, and documentation of current engineering projects in collaboration with a community partner organization. Partner: The Energy Authority

(Remote - PB) BME 495 A: Capstone Project 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. Former partners: 21 Acres, Farmer Frog, Gavin Flying, Ventec Life Systems, and more.

Past CBLR Courses

 

2020 - 2021

 

2019 - 2020

 

2018 - 2019

 

2017 - 2018

 

2016 - 2017