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Approved Courses and Activities

FACS majors are encouraged to pursue an Experiential Learning opportunity within the College, however, any UGA approved EL experience may be an option. More information about the courses and activities approved to satisfy the experiential learning requirement for the College of Family and Consumer Sciences can be found below.

Global

Study Abroad/Field Study Courses: Students may fulfill the requirement by participating in UGA-approved study tours (domestic or abroad) or exchange programs.

More information on study abroad courses

Internship

Students may fulfill the requirement by completing UGA-approved internships.

More information on internship opportunities

Leadership

Students may fulfill the requirement by completing UGA-approved leadership activities.

More information on leadership opportunities

Research

  • FACS 3010 Directed Study in Family and Consumer Sciences
  • FDNS 3010 Special Problems in Foods and Nutrition
  • FHCE 3010 Directed Study in Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics
  • HDFS 3010 Directed Study in Human Development and Family Science
  • IHDD 3010 Directed Study in Disability
  • TXMI 3010 Directed Research

Independent research through CURO will satisfy the requirement for Family and Consumer Science students.

Find more information on CURO courses

Service

Academic courses with a service-learning component can be designated with an S suffix. These courses offer academic service-learning and community-based experiences to students.

More information on FACS service-learning courses

Non-Credit EL Activities

There are also opportunities for students to satisfy the experiential learning requirement with a non-credit activity.

More information on FACS approved non-credit activities

Questions

For questions, please consult your academic advisor or contact the Student Success and Advising Center (success@uga.edu).

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