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Internship Requirements by Major

Internship Registration & Requirements by Major

View the content below to learn more about the internship for credit registration process and requirements by major.

Traditional Internships: Students in programs of study that follow a traditional internship model complete 45 hours working 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. Scroll down to the chart below to view requirements by major.

Practicum Model: Students in programs of study that follow a practicum model meet with their faculty sponsor once a week during a designated class time to reflect upon their internship experiences.  All majors that follow a practicum model require 120 hrs of working for their internship site.

Internship Registration & Requirements

  • Traditional Internship

    Students in programs of study that follow a traditional internship model complete 45 hours of working for their internship site per credit.  See the chart below to view requirements by major or click the links to learn about the registration process.
    For more information about registration, please click the following link: HERE .
    For internship requirements for employers, please click HERE.

  • Psychology (PSYCH 499)

    Students who wish to receive credit for a Psychology Internship will complete 15 hrs of classroom time during the semester and 120 hrs working for their internship site. For more information about how to register a psychology internship, please click the following link: HERE .

  • Justice Studies (CJ 469/SEC 469)
    Public Health (PH 460)

    Students in the School of Justice Studies will complete 15 hrs of classroom time during the semester and 120 hrs working for their internship site. Public Health majors will complete 45 hrs of classroom time during the semester and 120 hrs working for their internship site.
    For more information about how to register a School of Justice Studies internship or Public Health internship, please click the following link: HERE .
    For internship requirements for employers, please click: HERE.

  • Legal Studies Practicum (LS 469)

    15 HOURS CLASSROOM TIME/ 120 HOURS WORKED AT INTERNSHIP
    For more information about how to register a Legal Studies Internship, please click the following link: HERE .
    For internship requirements for employers, please click: HERE.

For a video tutorial on how to enter your internship/practicum into Handshake, please click below.

HANDSHAKE INTERNSHIP VIDEO TUTORIAL

Does your major require an internship?

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)

 

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