Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    Sep 19, 2020  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 4000 - Grand Challenges Project Course

Fall, Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: AEM 2000 or AEM 2555 or AEM 2805, and AEM 3000. Permission of department required.


Part of the Grand Challenges program, the Project Course is a capstone, team-based learning experience. Students work with a faculty member and a client or community partner to tackle a societal problem. Projects span the entire semester and, for larger projects, may extend to student cohorts over several semesters.

Outcome 1: Demonstrate client engagement skills in interactions with a community partner.

Outcome 2: Work collaboratively with a team to manage a project and produce deliverables that meet or exceed the partner’s expectations.

Outcome 3: Reflect on individual and team learning to manage through conflict, uncertainty, and successes and failures.

Outcome 4: Translate your learning into stories and plans for future community engagement.

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