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Experiential Course Information

As an undergraduate, you are required to complete an internship for your degree. For your internship, you will need to be registered for V381 or H466, but you also have the option of earning elective credit. Please see the information below to learn about the internship course classifications.

V381: Professional Experience (1 credit)

Students will be required to complete an internship by working a minimum of 200 hours of relevant professional work. Internship credit is contingent upon satisfactory completion of V252 or X220, a SPEA GPA of 2.3 and Cumulative GPA of 2.0, and prior approval by the CDO's Experiential Education Coordinator. Course is graded S/F (Satisfactory/Fail). Students who enrolled in V252 as a block enrollment course (BE252) are automatically enrolled in V381 for 1 credit.

H466: Public Health Field Experience (1 credit)

Students will be required to complete an internship by working a minimum of 200 hours at an internship that provides supervised advanced training in professional and technical functions in public health. Internship credit is contingent upon satisfactory completion of H267 or X220, a SPEA GPA of 2.3 and cumulative GPA of 2.0, and prior approval by the CDO. Course is graded S/F (Satisfactory/Fail). Student who enrolled in H267 as a block enrollment course (BE267) are automatically enrolled in H466 for 1 credit.

V380: Internship in Public and Environmental Affairs (0-6 credits)

Open to interested students upon approval of an academic advisor and the CDO. Students complete an internship with public agencies or governmental units relevant to their educational interests in public affairs. Tasks may involve staff work or research. Full-time participants may earn up to 6 credit hours. May be repeated for credit. Course is graded S/F (Satisfactory/Fail).