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Signature Learning Experiences (SLE)

An important component of Elizabethtown College Real World Learning are Signature Learning Experiences (SLEs), highly engaging and challenging educational activities that supplement classroom learning. Students are required to complete at least two SLEs from the list below. The SLE requirement can be satisfied by focusing on one type of SLE or a combination of SLEs.  Student's can complete an SLE requirement in ANY discipline; but, the student must satisfy all prerequisite and/or co-requisite requirements to enroll in the course.

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Class SLE SLE Title/Description Department Notes
ACM_PROG CA ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.  Mathematical & Computer Sciences SLE designation will be awarded upon notification from the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
ART 491 CA Senior Exhibition Fine and Performing Arts  
ART/EGR 499B CA Architecture Design Studio Engineering and Physics/Fine and Performing Arts  
BA 416 CA Marketing Management Business  
BA 425 CA Advanced Financial Management Business  
BA 494 CA Family Business Governance and Succession Planning Business  
BA 495 CA Business Policy and Corporate Strategy Business  
BA 497 CA International Business Seminar Business  
BA 499 CA Seminar in Management Business  
BIO 412 CA Seminar in Biology Biology  
CH 362 CA Chemistry Seminar II Chemistry  
CH 455 CA Integrated Chemistry Laboratory I Chemistry  
CH 456 CA Integrated Chemistry Laboratory II Chemistry  
CH 461 CA Chemistry Seminar III Chemistry  
CH 462 CA Chemistry Seminar IV Chemistry  
COM 485 CA Communications Capstone Communications  
CS 341 CA Software Engineering Computer Science Effective: Fall 2016.  CS 341 course registrations prior to this date will not satisfy the SLE:CA requirement.
CSC 462 CA Cognitive Science Capstone Interdisciplinary For additional information, contact the Cognitive Science Minor Advisor, Dr. Aaron Cecala, Department of Biology
CTL_CAP CA Called to Lead Capstone Experience Interdisciplinary SLE designation will be awarded upon notification from the Assistant Director of Called to Lead Program.
CW 386 CA Word, Web, and Design Interdisciplinary For additional information, contact the Creative Writing Minor Advisor, Dr. Carmine Sarracino, Department of English.
DAT 400 CA Data Analytics Capstone Interdisciplinary  
ED 495 CA Senior Seminar for Early Childhood Education  
ED 496 CA Senior Seminar for Elementary/ Middle Level Education  
ED 497 CA Senior Seminar for Secondary Education Education  
EGR 400 CA Engineering Portfolio Engineering and Physics   
EGR 492 CA Senior Project in Engineering II Engineering and Physics   
EGR/ART 499B CA Architecture Design Studio Engineering and Physics/ Fine and Performing Arts For additional information, contact the Architectural Studies Advisor, Dr. Joseph Wunderlich, Department of Engineering and Physics
EN 493 CA Seminar in Rhetorical Theory English  
EN 494 CA Seminar in Literary Theory English  
HI 450 CA Topics in Historiography History  
ILS 491 CA Project in Interfaith leadership Studies Interdisciplinary For additional information, contact the Interfaith Leadership Studies Advisor, Dr. Chris Bucher, Department of Religious Studies
INT 465 CA Capstone Directed Research Project in International Studies Interdisciplinary For additional information, contact the International Studies Minor Advisor, Dr. Oya Ozkanca, Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Legal Studies.
MA 430 CA Creative Problem Solving II Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
MA 457 CA Actuarial Models - Financial Economics Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
MA 458 CA Actuarial Models - Life Contingencies Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
PCS 465 CA Directed Research Project in Peace and Conflict Studies Interdisciplinary For additional information, contact the Peace and Conflict Studies Minor Advisor, Dr. Michael Long, Department of Religious Studies.
PH 462 CA Film Studies Capstone Course Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 498 CA Senior Seminar in Political Science Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PSY 402 CA History and Systems of Psychology Psychology  
REL 491 CA Senior Seminar in Religious Studies II Religious Studies  
REL 494 CA Capstone in Religious Studies Religious Studies  
SOA_EXAM CA National Credentialing Exam - Actuarial Science.  Mathematical & Computer Sciences SLE designation will be awarded upon notification from the Chair of Mathematical and Computer Sciences regarding the successful completion of the Societies of Actuaries (SOA) Examination.  
SRRECITL CA Senior Music Recital.  Fine and Performing Arts SLE designation will be awarded upon notification from the Chair of the Fine and Performing Arts Department about the successful completion of the students senior recital
SW 498 CA Senior Seminar in Social Work Social Work  
TH 405 CA Senior Project in Theatre Fine and Performing Arts  
AC 474 CB Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Business  
ASL 105 CB American Sign Language Occupational Therapy  
BA 111 CB First Year Business Experience Business  
BA 350 CB European Union Simulation I (PS 350) Business  
BA 360 CB Washington Institute (PS 360) Business  
BA 370_1 CB Seminar on Economic and Social Development in a Developing Country Business  
BA 450 CB Entrepreneurship in the Emerging Economies Business  
EC 280 CB International Organizations Seminar Business  
EGR 291 CB Sophomore Project Engineering and Physics   
MFT 300 CB Moving Forward Together Mentor Program (MFT) Center for Community and Civic Engagement SLE designation will be awarded upon notification from the Director of Center for Community and Civic Engagement
MU 150 CB Music Therapy Professional Seminar Fine and Performing Arts  
OT 223 CB Childhood Development and Occupations Active Learning Lab Occupational Therapy  
OT 224 CB Development and Occupations of Adulthood Occupational Therapy  
PH 370 CB Philosophy of the City and Everyday Life Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 316 CB The American Electoral Process Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 350 CB European Union Simulation I (BA 350) Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 360 CB Washington Institute (BA 360) Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PSY 227 CB Adult Development and Aging Psychology  
PSY 286 CB Community Psychology Psychology  
REL 170_2 CB Amish and Anabaptist Groups in Context Religious Studies  
SAN 331 CB Social Statistics Sociology and Anthropology  
SP 325 CB Spanish Service Learning Modern Languages  
SW 160 CB Social Problems and Response of Social Welfare Institutions Social Work  
SW 233 CB Human Behavior in the Social Environment Social Work  
SW 280 CB Multicultural Counseling Skills Social Work  
SW 344 CB Aging: Social Response and Implications Social Work  
SW 357 CB Child Welfare Social Work  
BA 281 CX Exploring China: History, Culture and Business Business  
COM 370_3 CX Ireland in Text and Image Communications May Term
CP170_2 CX Sophomores & Juniors Abroad Sophomore Year Experience Program Winter Term
EGR 491G CX Senior Project in Engineering I - GAMBIA Only Engineering and Physics  EGR 491 (GAMBIA) Winter-term Experience ONLY
JA 250 CX Discovering Contemporary Japan: A Three-Week Cultural Immersion Experience Modern Language May Term Effective: May 2017.
PCS 171 CX Peace and Conflict Study in South Africa II Interdisciplinary Spring/May Term: PCS 170 (SP) and PCS 171 (MA). Effective: Fall 2016.  Course registrations prior to this date do not satisfy the SLE:CX requirement.
STUDYABR CX Study Abroad Semester Study Abroad Programs SLE designation will be awarded upon the successful completion of an approved Study Abroad experience. For more information, contact the Director of Study Abroad Programs
SW 346 CX Exploring the Culture and Services of Vietnam Social Work  
SW 347 CX May Term in Vietnam Social Work  
AC 470-473 IN Internship in Accounting Business  
AN 362 IN Archeology Field School Sociology and Anthropology  
AN 470-474 IN Internship in Anthropology Sociology and Anthropology  
ART 470-474 IN Internship in Fine Arts Fine and Performing Arts  
BA 470-474 IN Internship in Business Business  
BA 479 IN Internship / Co-op in Business Business  
BIO 473 IN Advanced Internship in Biology Biology  
BIO 474 IN Internship in Biological Sciences Biology  
CCN 470 IN Wings of Success Co-Curricular Non-Credit Internship Program Career Services SLE designation will be awarded upon notification from the Assistant Director of Internships & Employer Engagement 
CH 471 IN Internship in Forensic Science Chemistry  
CH 472 IN Internship in Chemistry Chemistry  
COM 470-473 IN Practicum Communications  
COM 474 IN Internship in Communications Communications  
CS 470-474 IN Internship in Computing Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
ED 470 IN Special Topics in Education Education  
EGR 470-474 IN Internship in Engineering Engineering and Physics   
EGR 475 IN Engineering Coop Engineering and Physics   
EN 470-474 IN Internship in English English  
FR 470-474 IN ML Internship: French Modern Languages  
GER 470-474 IN ML Internship: German Modern Languages  
HI 470-474 IN Internship in Historical Studies History  
ILS 470-474 IN Internship in Interfaith Leadership Studies Interdisciplinary For additional information, contact the Interfaith Leadership Studies Advisor, Dr. Chris Bucher, Department of Religious Studies
INT 332 IN Model United Nations (PS 332) Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies For additional information, contact the International Studies Minor Advisor or the Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Legal Studies.
INT 470-474 IN Internship in International Studies Interdisciplinary For additional information, contact the International Studies Minor Advisor, Dr. Oya Ozkanca, Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Legal Studies.
JA 470-474 IN ML Internship: Japanese Modern Languages  
MA 470-474 IN Internship in Mathematics Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
MU 254 IN Practical Experiences I: Music Therapy Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 331 IN General Music Field Experience Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 334 IN Choral Music Field Experience Laboratory Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 355 IN Practical Experiences II: Music Therapy Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 356 IN Practical Experiences III: Music Therapy Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 434 IN Instrumental Music Methods Field Experience Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 457 IN Practical Experiences IV: Music Therapy Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 458 IN Practical Experiences V: Music Therapy Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 471 IN Professional Internship in Music Education Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 478 IN Non-Roster Professional Internship in Music Therapy Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 479 IN Professional Internship in Music Therapy Fine and Performing Arts  
OT 332 IN Enabling Occupations: Cognitive and Perceptual Dimensions Occupational Therapy  
OT 433 IN Enabling Occupations: Musculorskeletal Dimensions Occupational Therapy  
OT 434 IN Enabling Occupations: Psychosocial Dimensions Occupational Therapy  
OT 475 IN Health Internship Occupational Therapy Internship in a health setting for students not pursuing Masters Program.  For more information, contact the Chair of the Occupational Therapy Department.
PCS 470-474 IN Internship in Peace and Conflict Studies Interdisciplinary For additional information, contact the Peace and Conflict Studies Minor Advisor, Dr. Michael Long, Department of Religious Studies.
PS 302 IN Mock Trial II Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 332 IN Model United Nations (INT 332) Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies For additional information, contact the International Studies Minor Advisor or the Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Legal Studies.
PS 470-478 IN Internship in Political Science Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 479 IN Capital Semester Internship Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PSY 475 IN Field Study Psychology  
REL 470-474 IN Internship in Religious Studies Religious Studies  
SO 470-474 IN Internship in Sociology Sociology and Anthropology  
SP 470-474 IN ML Internship: Spanish Modern Languages  
SW 367 IN Generalist SW Practice I: Individuals Social Work  
SW 368 IN Generalist SW Practice II: Families and Small Groups Social Work  
SW 470 IN Field Experience I Social Work  
SW 471 IN Field Experience II Social Work  
TH 350 IN Design and Production Practicum Fine and Performing Arts  
TH 360 IN Performance Practicum Fine and Performing Arts  
TH 470-474 IN Internship in Theatre Fine and Performing Arts  
AN 400 SR Senior Project in Anthropology Sociology and Anthropology  
AN 490 SR Research in Anthropology Sociology and Anthropology  
ART 401 SR Advanced Studies in Ceramics Fine and Performing Arts  
ART 402 SR Advanced Studies in Drawing Fine and Performing Arts  
ART 403 SR Advanced Studies in Painting Fine and Performing Arts  
ART 404 SR Advanced Studies in Printmaking Fine and Performing Arts  
ART 405 SR Advanced Studies in Sculpture Fine and Performing Arts  
BA 400 SR Senior Project in Business Business  
BIO 491 SR Research in Biology Biology  
BIO 492 SR Research in Biology Biology  
CH 491 SR Research in Chemistry Chemistry  
CH 492 SR Research in Chemistry Chemistry  
COM 498 SR Honors in the Discipline I Communications  
COM 499 SR Honors in the Discipline II Communications  
CS 490 SR Projects in Computing Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
CS 495 SR Honors Projects in Computing Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
EC 400 SR Senior Project in Economics Business  
EC 410 SR Econometrics Business  
ED 399 SR Thesis Preparation Education  
ED 400 SR Senior Project in Education Education  
EN 420 SR Pre-1800 British Authors English  
EN 430 SR Post-1800 British Authors English  
EN 440 SR American Authors English  
EN 450 SR World Authors English  
EN 498 SR Directed Senior Research I English  
EN 499 SR Directed Senior Research II English  
FR 497 SR French Senior Research Project II Modern Languages  
GER 497 SR German Senior Research Project II Modern Languages  
HI 400 SR Senior Honors Project History  
HI 490 SR Independent Research in History History  
JA 497 SR Japanese Senior Research Project II Modern Languages  
MA 400 SR Senior Project Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
MA 490 SR Research in Mathematics  Mathematical & Computer Sciences  
MU 454 SR Psychology of Music and Research Methods II Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 490 SR Independent Research in Music Fine and Performing Arts  
MU 495 SR Seminar in Musicology Fine and Performing Arts  
OT 492 SR Undergraduate Scholarship Practicum I Occupational Therapy  
OT 494 SR Undergraduate Scholarship Practicum II Occupational Therapy  
PH 490 SR Senior Thesis in Philosophy Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PHY 491 SR Physics Research I Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PHY 492 SR Physics Research II Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 491 SR Research in Political Science Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 492 SR Research in Political Science Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PS 499 SR Senior Thesis Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies  
PSY 413 SR Research in Perception Psychology  
PSY 414 SR Research in Cognition Psychology  
PSY 425 SR Research in Developmental Psychology Psychology  
PSY 435 SR Research in Social Psychology Psychology  
PSY 490 SR Research Practicum Psychology  
REL 498 SR Independent Research in Religous Studies Religious Studies  
SCARP SR Scholarship, Creative Arts and Research Projects Sponsored Research and Programs  SLE designation will be awarded upon notification from the Director of the Office Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP)
SO 400 SR Senior Project in Sociology Sociology and Anthropology  
SO 490 SR Research in Sociology Sociology and Anthropology  
SP 497 SR Spanish Senior Research II Modern Languages  
SW 400 SR Senior Project in Social Work Social Work  
TH 490 SR Independent Research in Theatre Fine and Performing Arts  

Deleted SLEs

Class SLE SLE Title/Description Department Notes
BA 280 XX Doing Business in China Business Department SP 16: No longer an approved SLE:CX.  Replaced with BA 281.
EN 403 XX Shakespearean Drama English Department FA 14: No longer an approved SLE:SR
EGR 391 XX Engineering Design and Junior Project Engineering & Physics Department SP 15: No longer an approved SLE:CB
HON 305 XX Honors Leadership Theory and Practice Honors Program FA 16: No longer an approved SLE:CB
SAN 405 XX Senior Seminar for Sociology and Anthropology Sociology and Anthropology FA 17: No longer an approved SLE:CA
SW 345 XX Irish Perspective on Issues of Social Welfare Education Social Work FA 16: No longer an approved SLE:CX
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