Undergraduates – Pursue research in any field. We give you the opportunity to conduct research with a faculty mentor.
What Research Does for You
- Stimulates your interest and involvement in scientific inquiry
- Connects you with faculty investigators and research teams
- Applies your coursework
- Develops more competitive skills for your career
- Builds your resume
- Enhances your application for graduate school
How to Apply
Apply for a CURO Assistantship
Apply for a FACS Fund for Excellence Undergraduate Research Opportunity
How to Find a Faculty Mentor
Find a faculty mentor that matches your research interest:
- Browse openings at FACS Opportunities for Undergraduate Research or talk with a faculty member in your department. They may have research ideas not listed on this page.
- Search CURO (Center for Undergraduate Research) and the opportunities for students
- Review faculty expertise in the FACS Directory
- Browse the interdisciplinary research at UGA Integrated Life Sciences or the Institute for Behavioral Research
After you've contacted a faculty mentor, meet with them to discuss what they do, why it is important, what you could learn, and their expectations of you.
The approved courses for research include:
- FACS 3010
- FDNS 3010
- FHCE 3010
- HDFS 3010
- HDFS 5950
- IHDD 3010
- TXMI 3010
You must have a faculty mentor clear you to register for the course in your major. You may also register for a CURO course to satisfy the requirements in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. If you are interested in being a CURO research assistant and working with a FACS faculty member, contact the faculty to help you prepare your proposal and application for CURO assistantship. The deadlines vary each semester. Check CURO for the next deadlines.
Directed Study Agreements
- FHCE, SSAC
- TMI - Contact the faculty member with whom you would like to work
- FDN - Contact Dr. Rob Pazdro if you are interested in a directed study experience in Nutritional Sciences (FDNS 3010).