Courses

Jonathan Bryer photographs the Railway Exchange Building for the Metamorphic Cities studio. Photo by Sid Hastings.

WashU offers more than 75 courses that include a community-based component.

Download the list of spring 2018 courses and programs>>
View a selection of community-based courses recently offered by the Sam Fox School>>

Visit the Gephardt Institute website to access the full list of Community-Based Teaching & Learning Courses available to WashU students for 2017-18.

Highlighted courses for spring 2018 include:

Public Practice
X10 386X / A46 386X F20 386X
Noah Kirby
Monday/Wednesday, 8:30-11:30a

In this design-build course, students focus on the development, presentation, and actualization of works in the public realm. Students will learn construction techniques, realize a public project, and work with a partner in University City to create an installation.

Tale of Two Cities
F20 ART X29F / L98 329F
Denise Ward-Brown
Monday/Wednesday 1-4p

Students work in transdisciplinary teams to create documentary videos of street events, meetings, and interviews that capture the immediacy of modern segregation, urban unrest, and grassroots revitalization in St. Louis. Topics may include personal and/or institutional issues of a "divided city."