The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
   
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog
Otterbein University
   
 
  Feb 19, 2018
 
 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses

Contract All Courses |

 For course prefix translations, click here .

 
  
  •  

    SLD 1000 - Exploring Majors, Internships, and Careers

    Hours: 2
    This course serves as an introductory career development course and to assist students with understanding how their interests, values, skills, personality, and self-concept relate to decisions regarding academic, career and life planning. Topics will include analyzing personal career interests, values, and abilities; surveying and researching occupational interests; practicing the decision-making process; discussing the importance of internships and how to make the most out of the experience; and learning basic job search skills such as developing resumes and cover letters and practicing networking and interviewing.

     
  
  •  

    SLD 2000 - The Helping Relationship

    Hours: 0 or 2
    This course is designed for students who will be applying to be a Resident Assistant. Topics include social issues, communication, mediation, diversity, and counseling skills. Active participation and a willingness to examine one’s own values and leadership style are required. The class objectives will provide you with practical based opportunities to learn about community development, helping skills, social issues/justice, and much more to be a well-developed student leader.
    Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor required.
  
  •  

    SLD 2100 - History and Leadership in Fraternities and Sororities

    Hours: 2
    A study of personal leadership practices within student organizations affiliated with the fraternity/sorority community. Through activities, assignments and discussions, students will enhance their leadership skills and community involvement.
  
  •  

    SLD 2200 - The Peer Mentor Experience

    Hours: 2
    This course is for students serving as Peer Mentors in the First Year Experience program. Students will learn about first year student transitions, support resources on campus, and how to successfully connect and coach peers to success. Students will also serve as resources and connections to First Year Seminar instructors and assist in the implementation of co-curricular programming. The course does not meet regularly, but the students will fulfill their obligations to the course through individualized learning agreements.
    Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor required.
  
  •  

    SLD 2300 - Serve the City Practicum: The Role of the Citizen Scholar

    Hours: 1-4
    Students will examine local community issues (e.g, hunger, immigration, poverty, environmental degradation, and human inequalities) through a social justice lens as they explore their own responsibility as both a citizen and a scholar. Topics of exploration include decreasing social capital, the soul of a citizen, the call for service, and civic engagement. Students will actively participate in the community through service-learning residencies at local schools, non-profits, and government agencies. Students will be trained in advocacy, leadership, community-organizing, and cross-cultural skills before moving out into the non-profit sector. Weekly on-line reflection seminars will promote critical thinking, problem solving, and the development of civic competencies, advocacy skills, and a renewed sense social responsibility.
  
  •  

    SLD 2400 - Exploring Diversity: Developing Intercultural Competency

    Hours: 2
    With the goal of increasing intercultural competency, students will explore their own attitudes about diversity while enhancing their knowledge and comprehension of the many forms that diversity takes in our society. In this course students will be introduced and have the opportunity to practice and apply skills that will help them successfully navigate the complexities of diversity.
 


Contract All Courses |