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    Weber State University
  Feb 19, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

Engaged Learning, Honors, and Interdisciplinary Programs


Weber State University has a long history of engaging students in learning both inside and outside the classroom. Engaged learning fosters intellectual and personal growth, critical thinking, problem solving, civic engagement, and professional and career development opportunities. Students engage with faculty members in small groups or one-on-one, for an intellectually challenging experience that is enhanced by professional and real world application of knowledge.

The Office of Undergraduate Research, the Center for Community Engaged Learning, and Honors Program continue to facilitate the engaged learning of WSU students by collaborating with disciplines across colleges. These programs offer engaged learning opportunities in undergraduate research, community engaged learning, and classes that provide a stimulating, creative and supportive learning environment.

Interdisciplinary programs provide students the opportunity to expand their learning across different subject areas, and contribute to a well-rounded educational experience.

Program Chairs/Directors/Coordinators

Undergraduate Research: Dr. John Cavitt   801-626-8541
Community Engaged Learning: Melissa Hall   801-626-7737
Honors Program: Dr. Dan Bedford   801-626-7591
Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS): Dr. Michael Cena   801-626-7713
Library Science: Wendy Holliday   801-626-6403
Asian Studies: Dr. Greg Lewis   801-626-6781
Environmental Studes: Dr. Mikel Vause   801-626-6659
Ethnic Studies: Dr. Eric Ewert   801-626-6197
European Studies: Dr. Thomas Mathews   801-626-6345
Latin American Studies: Dr. Alicia Giralt   801-626-6726
Learning English for Academic Purposes (LEAP): Debi Sheridan   801-626-6775
Legal Studies: Dr. Thom Kuehls   801-626-6696
Linguistics: Dr. Mark LeTourneau   801-626-6386
Neuroscience: Dr. Lauren Fowler   801-626-7620
Urban and Regional Planning: Dr. Bryan Dorsey   801-626-6944
Women & Gender Studies: Dr. Melina Alexander   801-626-8742

Offices and Programs


Office of Undergraduate Research Go to Undergrad Research website

Go to information for Office of Undergraduate Research.

Center for Community Engaged Learning Go to the CCEL website

Go to information for Center for Community Engaged Learning.

Honors Program Go to Honors website

Go to information for Honors Program.

Bachelor of Integrated Studies Program Go to BIS website

Learning English for Academic Purposes (LEAP) Go to ESL website

Go to information for Learning English for Academic Purposes (LEAP).

Library Science

Go to information for Library Science.

Asian Studies Minor Program Go to Asian Studies website

Environmental Studies Minor Program (see Geography)

Ethnic Studies Program

European Studies Minor Program Go to European Studies website

Latin American Studies Minor Program Go to Latin American website

Legal Studies Minor Program

Linguistics Minor Program Go to Linguistics website

Neuroscience Minor Program Go to Neuroscience website

Urban and Regional Planning Emphasis

Women & Gender Studies Minor Program Go to WS website