As an undergraduate, you can get hands-on experience beyond the classroom through internships, service-learning, research, or domestic or international study. This type of study, called experiential learning, gives you the edge over competitors when you apply for a job or pursue graduate school.

  • Directed Study

    Directed study engages you with faculty members in tasks like assisting with research, working on special projects, and conducting independent research.

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  • Internships and Practicums

    Practice skills or methods related to your field of study through supervised work in a professional or organizational setting.

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  • Service-Learning

    Service-learning addresses a community need, issue, or problem. Apply your academic skills to solve real-life needs. 

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  • Undergraduate Research

    Pursue research in any field. Undergraduate research offers you the opportunity to engage in faculty-mentored research.

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  • Domestic Study Tours

    New York and Washington study tours. Experience in-depth focus learning of your majors.

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  • International Study

    Integrate knowledge and practical experience in another culture. Combine cultural and classroom experiences.

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Approved Courses and Activities

View the courses and activities approved to satisfy the experiential learning requirement for the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

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Succeeding in the 21st Century

A growing body of research demonstrates that experiential learning enhances student learning, success in the classroom, on-time graduation, and transition to the workforce. Many UGA students already engage in experiential learning, and ensuring that all students do so prior to graduation will take the world-class learning experience that UGA provides to an even higher level.

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