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Experiential Learning Courses

Transition and Academic Success Courses
Career Readiness and Self-Exploration Courses

Students who need guidance to explore their major and career options have the opportunity to take courses that will help with career development and preparation.

Service-Learning Courses

Service-learning is a great way to earn academic credit while serving your community at the same time. These courses mix classroom instruction, applied learning, and reflection. Students can begin taking these courses as early as their first year! 

On Campus Peer-to-Peer Practicum Courses

EXCEL works with on-campus partners to provide quality peer mentoring opportunities for students interested in helping others. The following courses are paired with practical, peer-to-peer experiences that promote skills development for student mentors, and overall wellbeing and belonging for their peers! 

Some of the programs we support with our courses include:

GST 304 - New Student Transition TheoryFirst-Year Success CoachesEXCEL: Experiential Courses & Engaged Learning
GST 304 - New Student Transition TheoryLaker LeadersStudent Orientation & Family Engagement
GST 308 - Peer Tutor TrainingPeer TutorsOffice of Learning Services
GST 318 - CSC Peer EducationC.O.P.E. MentorsCounseling Services Center
GST 350 - Peer Health EducationPeer Health EducatorsDean of Students
GST 333 - Career PracticumAdvisement GuidesAdvisement Center
Internships & Co-Ops

Internships, co-ops, and practicum are registered experiences that help you explore your career options and boost your resume through both real-world experiences, and formal classroom instruction. 

Find an Internship or Co-Op