The Living-Learning Conversation

At Westmont in San Francisco, there is a high value on students taking responsibility for their own learning. While faculty provide guidance, students are expected to be self-motivated and develop their own learning goals. With internships, guest speakers, field trips and service projects, students are offered an experiential approach to learning. Please click on the classes listed below to find out further information about each.

Required Courses (every Fall/Spring):

IS 190: Westmont in San Francisco Internship (8 units; fulfills Serving Society GE credit)

IS 188: Introduction to San Francisco (1 unit)

Elective Courses offered Fall 2018:

Students must enroll in at least one of the following:

IS 189: Faith, Culture and Diversity (4 units; fulfills Understanding Society GE credit)

ENG 044: Studies in World Literature (4 units; fulfills both Reading Imaginative Literature and Thinking Globally GE credit)

ENG104: Modern Grammar and Advanced Composition (4 units; fulfills Writing intensive GE credit; also English and Communication Studies major credit)

IS 194: Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation (4 units)

Additional offerings (every Fall/Spring)

PEA 041A: Health and Fitness in the City(1 unit; Physical Education activity GE credit)

Independent Studies (2-4 units, by request)

 

Possible Elective Courses offered Spring 2019:

IS 189: Faith, Culture and Diversity (4 units)

ENG134: Ethnicity, Race, & the City in Literature (4 units)

ENG104: Modern Grammar and Advanced Composition (4 units)

RS XXX: The Urban Church (4 units)

IS 194: Social Entrepreneurship (4 units)

PEA 041A: Health and Fitness in the City

KNS cohort courses: Exercise for Older Adults (2 units) and Special Populations (4 units)

I.S. 194: Independent Studies (2-4 units, by request)

 

 

Guest Speakers:

We are delighted to invite a wide variety of guest speakers to Clunie House every semester. Some visit the classes listed above, and some are invited for "fire-side" chats. Our guest speakers offer unique perspectives on culture, social justice, the Church, and innovation throughout the Bay Area and the world. To browse some of our regular guest speakers, please click here.