BU Cross-College Challenge Projects (OSC)

HUB XC 433

  • Oral and/or Signed Communication
  • Research and Information Literacy
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Creativity/Innovation

The Cross-College Challenge (XCC) is a unique project-based learning experience in which interdisciplinary student teams from across BU's undergraduate colleges tackle real-world problems and develop marketable leadership, team work, and communication skills. Students from any major collaborate with both on and off campus sponsors exposing students to current challenges impacting BU and the City of Boston in areas such as arts management, technology, entrepreneurship, environmental justice, and beyond. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Teamwork/Collaboration, Creativity/Innovation, Oral and/or Signed Communication, Research and Information Literacy.

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Weintraub CGS 523 M 2:30 pm-5:15 pm WebReg Restricted
Co-Instructor:
S. Myers
Project:
Tools for
Social Change

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Genovese FLR 122 T 12:30 pm-3:15 pm Co-Instructor:
J. Renstrom
Project:
Assessing and
Improving Urban
Tree Canopies

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Kinraide WED 140 TR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Co-Instructor:
L. Andres
Project:
Sustainability:
Zero Waste
Class Full

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
D1 Blumenthal EOP 270 R 9:30 am-12:15 pm Co-Instructor:
J. Hibbard
Project:
Marketing &
Social Equity
In the Cannabis
Industry

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
E1 Clarke WED 140 F 11:15 am-2:00 pm Co-Instructor:
S. Parnami
Project:
Art&Resistance
Social Justice
Global Music
and Film
Class Full

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
F1 Scott PSY B37 T 3:00 pm-5:45 pm Co-Instructor:
A Panszczyk
Project:
Stories
Across
Borders

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
I1 TBD-TBD Co-Instructor:
Class Full

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
J1 TBD-TBD Co-Instructor:
Class Full

Note that this information may change at any time. Please visit the Student Link for the most up-to-date course information.