Student Frequently Asked Questions
Who should consider the HHASS program?
The HHASS program is designed for social sciences and humanities majors interested in supplementing their classroom learning with on the job research experience while earning course credit. The purpose is to help students develop a variety of skills to put their knowledge to work following graduation.
Are there any prerequisites for the HHASS program?
Yes, there are two prerequisites.
1. Only students who have delcared a major in the School of Social Sciences or the School of Humanities and completed at least 9 hours in their discipline are eligible.
2. Enrollment is required at least two weeks prior to the start of classes.
Are there restrictions for the HHASS program?
Yes. During a given term, students may not receive pay (excluding fellowships or financial aid) and credit for the same internship work. Additionally, the internship course for academic credit is not repeatable.
Do students receive credit for the HHASS program?
Yes, students receive up to 3.0 credit hours for the HHASS program. Students must complete professional work experience that is a minimum of 10 hours per week for a minimum of 8 weeks OR for at otal mininimum of 80 hours to earn acadeic credit. This may be completed during fall or spring.
How does grading work?
Designated faculty performs all grading based on submitted evaluations and reports. Students will receive letter grades for their research.
May I contact a faculty member directly about a HHASS research opportunity?
No, faculty may not work with students who have not gone through the HHASS application process.
How do I apply?
Applications are completed online. Click here for more information.