Directed Experiential Ed (DEE) Courses

DEE3999 Directed Experiential Education

Directed Experiential Education (DEE) offers students an intensive, project-based experiential learning opportunity conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Experiences are driven by a specific industry-based or functional-area-based project completed for a nonprofit or for-profit DEE partner. Through weekly group seminar meetings, extensive field work (independent and/or group-based) and purposeful reflection, students apply acquired discipline-specific skills and knowledge, develop leadership and collaborative abilities, and refine critical thinking, problem-solving and active citizenship skills. The course culminates in a formal presentation to the DEE partner. This course is recognized as an Experiential Education (EE) course, indicating that experiential learning is used as a primary method of achieving the course objectives.
Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 57 credits and faculty recommendation. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

DEE6899 Directed Experiential Education

Directed Experiential Education (DEE) offers students an intensive, semester-long, project-based experiential learning opportunity conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Experiences are driven by a specific industry-based or a functional area-based project completed for a nonprofit or for-profit DEE partner. Through weekly group seminar meetings, extensive field work (independent and/or group-based) and purposeful reflection, students construct and appraise acquired discipline-specific skills and knowledge, develop leadership and collaborative abilities, support critical thinking, and formulate problem-solving and active citizenship skills. The course culminates in a formal presentation and deliverables to the DEE partner, and is recognized as an "Experiential Education" (EE) course, indicating that experiential learning is used as a primary method of achieving the course objectives. Students can take up to three semesters of this course at 3.0 credits per semester.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty recommendation and approval by the department chair.
Offered at Providence
3 Semester Credits