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
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.
- 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).