2019-2020 Courses

2019-2020 Courses

Summer 2020 Courses


(PB) BBUS 307 A: Business Writing - Laura K. Umetsu - Students develop written pieces for community partner. Former partner: NAMI Seattle

(PB) BBUS 441: Business Project Management - Nick Cuhaciyan -Student groups collaborate with community partners to outline and execute a project management plan. Partners: Amazon, Earth Corps.


(PB) BEDUC 495: Applied Experience - Antony Smith​                                                    Students collaborate with a community partner to deepen learning and practice related to career interest in education. Partner: WA State Parks              

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(PB) BIS 340: Approaches to Cultural Research – Raissa DeSmet  - Students work in groups alongside community members and organization staff to explore gentrification, heritage and memory. Partner: Latino Educational Training Institute (LETI)

(PB/COIL) BIS 490: Advanced Seminar: Smart City Seattle – Jin Kyu Jung - Students will explore how smart technology can impact a local Seattle neighborhood. Partner: Othello Commons

BISMCS 343: The City as Character – Minda Martin - Students work with archives to tell stories about specific issues in Seattle from more than 50 years ago and connect it to the present. Partners: Seattle Municipal Archives and MIPoPS

Nursing & Health Studies

(Optional PB) BHLTH 421: Food and Culture – C Michelle Kleisath  - Students work in groups to support community partner projects. Partner: Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ)​

(PB) BHLTH 437 Program Planning and Strategies for Health Promotion – Victoria Breckwich - Students work in groups to develop program plans for community-based health organization. Partner: Sea Mar CHC Migrant & Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAW) Promotores Program

(PB) BNURS 424 Population Health Community Practicum – Mo West, Bonnie Blachly, Robin Fleming - Students work in groups to develop and provide health education programming to community members. Partners: YWCA Trinity Place, YWCA Angeline’s Shelter, and more


Spring 2020 Courses


(PB) BBUS 307 A: Business Writing - Laura K. Umetsu - Students develop written pieces for community partner. Partner: NAMI Seattle

(PB) BBUS 423 A: Marketing Intelligence - Aparna Sundar - Student groups design, develop and present findings from a survey based on a community partner's marketing challenge. Partners: DESC, 98point6, Ryan Art Gallery

(PB) BBUS  462: Negotiations and Conflict Management -  Laura K. Umetsu - Students work in groups to develop contingency plans for community partner. Partner: Community Passageways.

(PB) BBUS 491 A, B: Business Consulting - Andrew Ballard, Nick Cuhaciya - Students groups collaborate with community partners to research and propose recommendations for projects. Partners: Amazon, Anna's Home Furnishings, The Daily Herald, NetForce Global

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(PB) BES 330 A: Limnology - Avery Shinneman - Students collect and evaluate lake and eco-system data, to support education and outreach efforts of community partner. Partners: King Co. Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Lake Advocates. Former partners include: Snohomish County Surface Water

(PB/PL) BES 464 A: Restoration Ecology 3 - Warren Gold - Students cohorts work in collaboration with community partner to implement final phase of capstone project. Former partners include: 21 Acres, Cities of Bothell, Seattle and Shoreline Parks Departments, Friends of North Creek Forest, Songaia Co-housing Community.

(PB) BISIA 230 A: Performing Arts Technique: Improvisation: Applied Theater - Deborah Hathaway - Students deepen learning and practice outside of class in setting related to career interest in health. Former partners include: Seattle Children's Hospital Alyssa Burnet Adult Life Center

Nursing & Health Studies

(PB) BHLTH 301 A: Global Health Practice: Systems, Places and People - C. Michelle Kleisath - Students work collectively on a project or multiple projects to support the needs of a community-based global health organization. Partners: WA State Midwifery Covid 19 Response Coalition, Rainier Valley Community Clinic, NW Film Forum 

(PB) BHLTH 435 A: Foundations & Principles of Health Education and Communication - Jody Early - Students groups create education and promotion campaigns for a community partner in the health field. Former partners include: King County Public Health, Eastside Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services and Teen Clinics, 21 Acres

(PL) BHS 496 A: Health Studies Fieldwork - Mabel Ezeonwu - Students deepen learning and practice outside of class in setting related to career interest in health. Former partners include: Alzeimer's Association, HealthPoint, Providence Regional Medical Center, Seattle Children's Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center

(PL) BNURS 424 A, B, C, D, E: Population Health in Community Practice - Mo West, Annie Bruck, Dale Fukura, Anna Winquist, Mabel Ezeonwu - Students learn about community health practice emphasizing nurses' roles in population-based care through group projects in partnership with community agencies. Former partners include: school nursing sites, Mercy Housing

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics 

(PB) BME 496 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 include: 21 Acres, Olympus, PAACAR. 


Winter 2020 Courses

First Year & Pre-Major

(PB) BCORE 117 C: Front and Center: Images of Women in the Theatre and Film - Deborah Hathaway - Students work with community-based theatre or performance group to engage in performances or interactive projects. Former partners include: Arts West, Macha Theatre Works.

(PB) BCORE 117 F: Creative Activism: Inspiring Change Through the Arts - Gary Carpenter -  Students and community members collaborate on arts-based projects on campus and in community-based settings which explore contemporary social issues and aspire to create meaningful social transformation. Former partners include: Compass Housing Alliance, MENAL, University Beyond Bars, UWB Diversity Center.


(PB) B BUS 491 A: Business Consulting - Andrew Ballard - Students work in groups with community partners to research and propose recommendations for projects. Former partners include: City of Bellevue, Domestiv Violence Services of Snohomish Co., Lynwood Chamber of Commerce, and Workforce Snohomish.

Computing Education & Software Systems 

(PB/PL) 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. Former partners include: Kenmore Middle School, Lynwood Elementary School, University Family YMCA (Jane Adams Middle School, Sand Point Elementary)

Earth System Sciences

(PB/PL) BEARTH 155 A: Introduction to Climate Science - Eric Salathe - Students work in groups to support projects at various organizations dedicated to sustainable solutions and climate science. Partners include: 350 Eastside, Sound Salmon Solutions, City of Kirkland/Public Works.


(PL) BEDUC 441 A: Second Language Acquisition - Yue Bian - Students work outside of class with student(s) who are learning a second language. Former partners include: Asian Counseling and Referral Service, East African Community Services, Literacy Source, Northshore School District. (Minimum 20 hours/quarter)

(PL) BEDUC 456 A: Adolescents in Society - Cheryl Gordon - Students work outside of class with adolescent(s) in formal or informal educational setting. Former Partners include: AVID Program - Henry Jackson High School, Dale Turner YMCA, Voyager Middle School - North Star Program. (Minimum 20 hours/quarter)
(PL) BEDUC 495 A, B: Applied Experience - Rejoice Akapame, Antony Smith - Students work outside of class to deepen experience in educational setting of their choice. Former partners include: Friends of North Creek Forest, Imagine Children's Museum, Seattle Children's Alyssa Burnet Adult Life Center. (Total 100 hours/one or more quarters) 

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

(PB/PL) BES 463 A/B: Restoration Ecology 2 - Warren Gold - Students form year-long cohorts who work with community-based partners to survey, plan, and execute environmental restoration projects. Former partners include: 21 Acres,  Friends of North Creek Forest, Green Kirkland Partnership, and more.

(PB) BIS 175 A: American Government - Jason Lambacher - Students work in groups on quantitative and qualitative data collection and literature review, to support community partner strategic goals. Former partners include: Snohomish County Elections.

(PB) BIS 307 A: Environmental Justice - Melanie Malone - Student engage and explore enviromental justice issues and strategies with multiple community partners in class and off site. Former parnters include: Duwamish River CleanUp Coalition, Ma'Kah Tribe, Erin Goodling (Resting Safe).

(PB) BIS 352 A: Mapping Communities - Jin-Kyu Jung - Students work in groups on participatory community mapping projects proposed by community partner. Former partners include: City of Redmond, City of Bothell, North Urban Human Service Alliance (NUHSA), Phinney Neighborhood Center.

(Optional PL) BIS 356 A: Ethics and Environment - Jason Lambacher - Students work outside of classroom on environmental or sustainable agriculture project. (Minimum of 20 hours/quarter.) Former partners include: 21 Acres, 350 Eastside, Green Kirkland Partnership, Rent Mason Bees, Sound Salmon Solutions. (Minimum 20 hours/quarter)

(PB/PL) 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.

(PL) BISCLA 380 A: Arts in Context Museum Cultures - Raissa DeSmet - Students are trained to conduct research on objects from the Southeast Asian collections at the Burke Museum'to support exhibits. Former partners include: Burke Museum.

(PB) BPOLST 513: Policy Studies Practicum - Charlie Collins - Students will explore social and policy issues with community stakeholders through direct service, informational interviews, events and/or other means. Former partners include: Washington Community Action Network (WA CAN), City of Bellevue/Livable City Year.

Nursing & Health Studies

(PL) BHS 496 A: Health Studies Fieldwork - Mabel Ezeonwu Students work outside of class to deepen experience in health setting of their choice.  Former partners include: Alzheimer's Association, Bloodworks NW, HealthPoint, Toxic Free Future, and more. (Minimum 40 hours/quarter)

(PB) BNURS 460 A, B, C: Translating Knowledge to Practice - Anna Winquist, Sunita Iyer - Students engage in participatory research and literature review to make recommendations for challenges and questions submitted by RNs in the field. Former partners include: Evergreen Health, Providence Medical Center. 

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. Former partners include: NW EcoBuilding Guild.

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


Fall 2019 Courses

  • First Year & Pre-Major
    • BCORE 104 F: Words, Voice, Movement - Deborah Hathaway
    • BCORE 107 E: Farm to Fork: Local to Global Persp - Annie Bruck / Mo West
    • BCORE 107 G: Mythbusters - Charity Lovitt
  • Business 
    • BBUS 423: Market Intelligence - Sri Devi
    • BBUS 441 A: Business Project Management - Cherif Sidialicherif
    • BBUS 509 A, B: Operations Management - Gulru Ozkan-Seely
  • Computing & Software Systems
    • CSS 295 A: K-12 Computing Education - Arkday Retik
  • Education
    • B EDUC 220 A: Education & Society - Gerard Holzman
    • B EDUC 441 A: Second Language Acquisition - Yue Bian
    • B EDUC 495 A: Applied Experience - Antony Smith
  • Interactive Media & Design
    • BIMD 481 A: Integrative Studio I - Mark Chen 
    • BIMD 491 A: Integrative Studio Practice I - Arnold Lund
  • Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
    • BIS 175 A: Introduction to American Government and Politics - Jason Lambacher
    • BIS 204 A: Introduction to Journalism - Kristin Gustafson
    • BIS 226 A: Foundation of Social Services - Shauna Carlisle 
    • BIS 232 B: Data Visualization - Baaska Anderson
    • BIS 235 A: Critical Media Literacy - Min Tang
    • BIS 242 A: Environmental Geography - Melanie Malone
    • BIS 307 A: Environmental Justice - Melanie Malone
    • BIS 339 A: Global Cultural Studies: Asian Visual Culture - Raissa DeSmet
    • BIS 342 A, B: Geographic Information Systems - Santiago Lopez, Sara Maxwell
    • BIS 494 A: Youth Court Task Force - Camille Walsh
    • BIS 495 A: Internship - Rafael Delgado / Loren Redwood
    • BISMCS 472: Adv. Media Workshop - Kristin Gustafson
    • B POLST 593 A: Topics in Policy Studies: Urban Planning and Geography - Jin-Kyu Jung
  • Nursing & Health Studies
    • BHLTH 435 A: Principles of Health Education and Communication - Jody Early
    • BHS 496 A: Health Studies Fieldwork - Mabel Ezeonwu
    • B NURS 424 A,B,C: Population-Based Health in Community Practice - Multiple faculty
    • B NURS 460 A: Translating Knowledge to Nursing Practice - Linda Eaton