Experiential Learning Opportunities

Programs of Study which recommend or require an experiential learning experience

Many of the programs at Three Rivers Community College recommend or require an experiential learning experience in order to fulfill program outcomes as well as provide students with a plethora of experience as they prepare for entering their field of choice. Experiential learning also allows students to explore, learning about different fields and themselves.

Below is a listing of these programs and their appropriate contacts.

Business Programs – Department Chair: Mark Comeau, (860) 215-9415

Accounting – Ed Muenzner, (860) 215-9456

Business Administration – G. Kent Harding, (860) 215-9435

Marketing – James O’Shea, (860) 215-9459

Social SciencesDepartment Chair: Terrence Delaney, (860) 215-9422

Criminal Justice – Jeffrey Crouch, (860) 215-9418

Human Services – Joyce Martin, (860) 215-9451

Early Childhood Education – Sheila Skahan, (860) 215-9475

General Studies and Liberal Arts and Sciences – Steven Neufeld, (860) 215-9457

Nursing/Pre Allied Health – Director: Edith Ouellet, (860) 215-9460

Please note: The Nursing Program is a selective admission program and will include clinical experiences which fall under “experiential learning.”

Technologies Department Chair: Mark Comeau, (860) 215-9415

Construction Technology – Mark Comeau, (860) 215-9415

Computer Science Technology – Mark Comeau, (860) 215-9415

Electrical, Laser and Robotics Engineering Technology – Mark Comeau, (860) 215-9415

Environmental Engineering Technology – Diba Khan-Bureau, (860) 215-9443

General Engineering Technology – Michael Gentry, (860) 215-9428

Mechanical Engineering Technology – Michael Gentry, (860) 215-9428

Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Michael Gentry, (860) 215-9428

Nuclear Engineering Technology – James Sherrard, (860) 215-9472

Teaching Assistantships

Some courses give the opportunity for students to work closely with faculty to learn more about teaching in certain subject areas. Find course descriptions here.

Humanities – see Humanities and Social Sciences department chair Terrence Delaney, (860) 215-9422

     ANT* K296 – Teaching Assistantship in Anthropology

     HIS* K296 – Teaching Assistantship in History

     SPA* K296 – Teaching Assistantship in Spanish

Social Sciences – see Humanities and Social Sciences department chair Terrence Delaney, (860) 215-9422

     ECN* K296 – Teaching Assistantship in Economics

     POL* K289 – Teaching Assistantship in Politics

     PSY* K296 – Teaching Assistanship in Psychology

Sciences – see Mathematics and Science Department Chair Roxanne Tisch, (860) 215-9480

     BIO* K294 – Teaching Assistantship in Biology

Opportunities can also be found through our Service Learning programs.