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Opportunities for Student Community Involvement

UCSD Social Sciences students are engaged in numerous activities in the San Diego region and beyond. These opportunities can at times be life-changing, not only for the students, but also for the community members with whom they interact. Visit the links below to learn more about where our students are having an impact and consider how you  too can get involved!

Academic Internship Program (AIP)

AIP 197: Academic Internship Program

Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS)

Mexican Migration Field Research Program (MMFRP)

Center for Research in Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence (CREATE)

TMC 198: Thurgood Marshall College Directed Group Studies

Department of Communication

COMT 112: Ethnographic Methods for Media Research
COMT 115/HDP 115: Media and Design/Social Learning Contexts
COMT 116/HDP 135: Practicum in Child Development

Education Studies Program

Partners at Learning (PAL) Program

Human Development Program

HDP 135/COMT 116: Practicum in Child Development

Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition

CAT 124/125: Sixth College Practicum at Torrey Pines Elementary and San Diego Urban Discovery Academy

Department of Linguistics

LIGN 199: Independent Study

Department of Psychology

PSYC 172: Human Sexuality

Department of Sociology

SOCI 110: Qualitative Research in Educational Settings
Sociology Practicum/Thurgood Marshall Public Service Minor

Urban Studies and Planning

USP 110: Advanced Topics in Urban Politics
UPS 166: History of San Diego
USP 174: Regional Governance and Planning Reconsidered
USP 177: Urban Design Practicum
USP 186: Senior Sequence Research Proposal
USP 193: San Diego Community Research
USP 198: Directed Group Study

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