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Internship Requirements by Major

Internship Requirements by Major

Traditional Internship Model
Students in programs of study that follow a traditional internship model complete 45 hours of work for their internship site per credit.  All majors that require a traditional internship consist of 135 hours working for their internship site for 3 credits with no classroom time. Internships can be completed during the Fall, Spring, Winter, and Summer intersession.

*Note: the Internship and Career Planning Seminar is a pre-requisite for registering an internship for credit and must be completed at least one semester prior to registering an internship for credit. For more information on the Internship and Career Planning Seminar click HERE.

Practicum Internship Model

Students in a program of study that follows a practicum internship model have a classroom component in addition to site hours. Students in a practicum internship will complete 120 hours at their internship site with 15 hours of classroom time. Students apart of a practicum model have different approval processes. For specifics on practicum, registration click HERE.

*Note: the Internship and Career Planning Seminar is a pre-requisite for registering an internship for credit and must be completed at least one semester prior to registering an internship for credit. For more information on the Internship and Career Planning Seminar click HERE.

To view a list of programs that require an internship or allow internship for credit view below. Majors that follow a practicum model will be indicated in the chart.

Majors: Required Internship Majors: Elective Credit Internship (optional)
Accounting American Studies
Arts Management (minor) Anthropology+Sociology
Communication & Media Studies * Also can do Senior Thesis Capstone as requirement Applied Mathematics
Creative Writing * Also can do CW-450 or CW-451 Aquaculture & Aquarium Science
Cybersecurity & Networking (practicum model) Biochemistry
Web Development Biology
Graphic Design * Also can do DSGN:429 Citizen Designer Business Law (3 + 3)
International Business Chemistry
Journalism Computer Science
Legal Studies (practicum model) Criminal Justice (practicum model)
Legal Studies and Law (3 + 3) (practicum model) Dance/Performance
Management Economics
Security Assurance Studies (practicum model) English Literature
Psychology (practicum model) Environmental Science
Public Health (practicum model) Finance
Public Relations Foreign Language
Visual Arts (BFA only) Forensic Science (practicum model)
History
International Relations
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Political Science
Theatre
Visual Arts (B.A.)
Writing (minor)

Be sure to check with your Academic Advisor surrounding your internship requirements and the right time to complete your internship that works with your schedule.

 

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