Academic information

The Washington Community Scholars' Center is committed to providing strong academic programs grounded in practical experiences in the diverse neighborhoods of Washington, DC.

Dates

Fall (end of August to mid December)
Spring (mid January to end of April)
Summer (mid May to end of July)

Credits

Semester:
WCSC Seminar Classes: 9 credits
Internship: 6 credits
 15 credits

Summer:
WCSC Seminar Classes: 4 credits
Internship: 6 credits
10 credits 

Classes

Classes vary each term. See the list below for courses offered the term in which you plan to participate. The list includes the General Education requirements met each term.

(*MEETS THIS GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE) 

Fall 2018 (Kim Schmidt) 
WCS 386 A Multicultural History of Washington, DC, 1930-2000 (3) 
               *Humanitites elective (3) - Substitute for HIS 301 Studies in American History

WCS 385 From Monuments to Murals: Exploring Social Issues Through DC's Public Art (3) 
               *Fine arts (3) - Substitute for ART 136 

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                *Substitute for LAS 342 and either LAS 301 or EDU 332 

WCS 485 Servant Leadership (2) 

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1) 

Spring 2019 (Ryan Good) 
WCS 384 The Urban Landscape: Race, Space and Inequality (3) 
                  *One social science (in discipline of sociology) and either LAS 301 or EDU 332) 

WCS 375 People, Place & Community: The Politics & Practice of Community Development (3) 

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                   *Substitute for LAS 342 

WCS 485 Servant Leadership (2) 

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1) 

Summer 2019 (Kim Schmidt) 
WCS 386 A Multicultural History of Washington, DC, 1930-2000 (3) 
                    *Humanitites elective (3) - Substitute for HIS 301 Studies in American History and either LAS 301 or EDU 332

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                    *Substitute for LAS 342 

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1) 

Fall 2019 (Ryan Good) 
WCS 384 The Urban Landscape: Race, Space and Inequality (3) 
                  *One social science (in discipline of sociology) and either LAS 301 or EDU 332) 

WCS 375 People, Place & Community: The Politics & Practice of Community Development (3) 

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                   * Substitute for LAS 342 

WCS 485 Servant Leadership (2) 

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1) 

Spring 2020 (Kim Schmidt) 
WCS 386 A Multicultural History of Washington, DC, 1930-2000 (3) 
                    *Humanitites elective (3) - Substitute for HIS 301 Studies in American History and either LAS 301 or EDU 332

WCS 385 From Monuments to Murals: Exploring Social Issues Through DC's Public Art (3) 
                     *Fine arts (3) - Substitute for ART 136 

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                    *Substitute for LAS 342 

WCS 485 Servant Leadership (2)

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1) 

Summer 2020 (Ryan Good) 
WCS 384 The Urban Landscape: Race, Space and Inequality (3) 
                   *One social science (in discipline of sociology) and either LAS 301 or EDU 332

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                    *Substitute for LAS 342 

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1)

Fall 2020 (Kim Schmidt) 
WCS 386 A Multicultural History of Washington, DC, 1930-2000 (3) 
                    *Humanitites elective (3) - Substitute for HIS 301 Studies in American History 

WCS 385 From Monuments to Murals: Exploring Social Issues Through DC's Public Art (3) 
                     *Fine arts (3) - Substitute for ART 136 

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                    *Substitute for LAS 342 and either LAS 301 or EDU 332 

WCS 485 Servant Leadership (2)

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1) 

Spring 2021 (Ryan Good) 
WCS 384 The Urban Landscape: Race, Space and Inequality (3) 
                    *One social science (in discipline of sociology) and either LAS 301 or EDU 332 

WCS 375 People, Place & Community: The Politics & Practice of Community Development (3) 

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                    *Substitute for LAS 342 

WCS 485 Servant Leadership (2) 

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1) 

Summer 2021 (Kim Schmidt) 
WCS 386 A Multicultural History of Washington, DC (3) 
                      *Humanities elective (3) - Substitute for HIS 301 Studies in American History and either LAS 301 or EDU 332 

WCS 300 Internship (6) 
                      *Substitute for LAS 342 

WCS 285 Internship Theory & Practice (1) 

Internships

Students can use internships to gain work experience and build a strong resume with impressive job skills. Many WCSC students intern in culturally diverse settings, with organizations working to address racism, injustice, violence and other social problems. Internships are available in any major.

  • Contact
  • Elaine Suderman, Asst. Director of Cross-cultural Programs
    Cross-cultural Program Office
    College Hall second floor
    sudermane@bluffton.edu
    419-358-3360