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Intersession Course Registration

Winter intersession courses open December 4th. Earn credit. Read more below!

Community-based learning and intersession courses are offered every year at Hopkins. Registering in these courses will allow you to:

  1. learn about our Baltimore community while earning academic credit;
  2. enhance civic engagement skills, behaviors, and knowledge;
  3. provide you with valuable work and academic experiences;
  4. engage in the community and share your experiences with other engaged students and faculty.

Students can also receive special studies credit for CBL, if conducted with guidance from faculty and includes a reflective paper. Are you ready to take that next step during your journey at Hopkins? If so, consider registering for a CBL and/or intersession course this upcoming semester. View some of the courses below and learn more about JHU’s Intersession Program (full list of intersession courses).

If you have any questions about intersession CBL courses, contact Shawntay Stocks for more information.

2019 Winter Intersession Courses

All Breaking in Baltimore and winter intersession courses follow the Intersession Program timeline. Register for intersession courses through SIS and PDF Document: view 2019 B’More Intersession courses.

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Breaking in Baltimore-HIV/AIDS (Public Health Studies): January 22-25, 2019

Breaking in Baltimore: HIV/AIDS (AS.280.219.31)

  • Class length: January 22-25, 2019
  • Class times: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.)
  • Earn 2 credits
  • Students are required to participate in two evening events on January 22nd and 23rd
  • No tuition fees
  • On-campus (not residential)
  • 12 students (maximum) per course

Description

Breaking in Baltimore is a week-long community-based learning experience where students explore social justice issues by engaging greater Baltimore through direct service and educational sessions. The HIV/AIDS program explores Baltimore’s healthcare infrastructure and the challenges facing diagnosed and vulnerable Baltimoreans. Students will participate in classroom sessions as well as CBL projects in greater Baltimore with local agencies and organizations.

For more information on the course, contact Mr. Jordan White, instructor.

Breaking in Baltimore-Urban Education (Interdepartmental): January 22-25, 2019

Breaking in Baltimore: Urban Education (AS.360.130.31)

  • Class length: January 22-25, 2019
  • Class times: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.)
  • Earn 2 credits
  • Students are required to participate in two evening events on January 22nd and 23rd
  • No tuition fees
  • On-campus (not residential)
  • 12 students (maximum) per course

Description

Breaking in Baltimore is a week-long community-based learning experience where students explore social justice issues by engaging greater Baltimore through direct service and educational sessions. The Urban Education program explores Baltimore’s education infrastructure and the challenges of educating young Baltimoreans. Students will participate in classroom sessions as well as CBL projects in local Baltimore schools.

For more information on the course, contact Mrs. Shawntay Stocks, instructor.

Engineering Design Outreach (Mechanical Engineering): January 7-25, 2019

Engineering Design Outreach: (EN.530.260.13)

  • Class length: January 7-25, 2019
  • Class times: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays (12:00- 2:00 p.m.)
  • Earn 1 credit
  • No tuition fees
  • On-campus (not residential)
  • 15 students (maximum) per course

Description

This course gives JHU students an opportunity to interact with and explain the engineering design process to middle-school students at a local school. The JHU students will learn to lead an in-class engineering design challenge and share with the youth the rigorous process that is engineering design. This is an opportunity to inspire young students from disadvantaged backgrounds, show them the excitement of being an engineer and gain professional development in teaching and communication.

For more information on the course, contact Margaret Hart, instructor.

Leading Social Change (Entrepreneurship & Management): January 7-25, 2019

Leading Social Change (EN.660.240.13)

  • Class length: January 7-25, 2019
  • Class times: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (9:00 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.)
  • Earn 2 credits
  • No tuition fees
  • On-campus (not residential)
  • 30 students (maximum) per course

Description

This course gives students an introduction to social entrepreneurship, with an emphasis on developing innovative Baltimore-based ideas. We’ll explore the basic theories and principles of social entrepreneurship and examine some of the common critiques of the industry. Guest speakers and site visits to local organizations will enable students to become familiar with the needs of Baltimore City and existing efforts to address community-identified issues. This interactive course will allow for plenty of opportunity for individual and group leadership development.

For more information on the course, contact Caroline Ouwerkerk, instructor.

Community-Based Learning Courses

Classes that have an asterisk (*) are community-based learning courses that provide an opportunity to work in the community or with community organizations. We will continue to update this section as course listings change, so please share this resource with your friends and register during class registration.

2019

Spring 2019 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

2018

Spring 2018 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

Fall 2018 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

2017

Fall 2017 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

Spring 2017 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

2016

Summer and Fall 2016 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

Intersession and Spring 2016 Courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

2015

Intersession and Spring 2015 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

2014

Summer and Fall 2014 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

Intersession and Spring 2014 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

2013

Fall 2013 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses

Summer 2013 courses with community-learning component: PDF Document: view courses