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College of Humanities & Social Sciences

​​​Field Experience (HUM 4380) is an internship credit for humanities students. Th​e customizable program gives students practical experience and networking opportunities in the local fine arts community.

Program Requirem​​ents

Students must meet the following prerequisites before enrolling in the Field Experience course:

  • Complete 60 credit hours, with a minimum of 6 hours earned at UHD.
  • Attain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Declare a major in Fine Arts at UHD.

​​How to Apply

1. Find an Internship

  • Meet with the degree coordinator or the Career Center staff to discuss placement options.
  • Research local institutions and inquire about current or potential internships..
  • Internships can be paid or unpaid.

2. Submit your proposal to the degree coordinator for approval.  Azar Rejaie, Room S1000, 713-222-5300. 

    Your internship must:
  • Be relevant to your degree program and future goals.
  • Take place in a professional fine arts environment.
  • You are not working for relatives or working in a position you have held before for this particular institution

3. Complete a Field Experience Application from the Career Services office.

  • Fill out the form completely, have your field experience on-site supervisor fill out page 2.
  • The degree coordinator will inform you when you are able to enroll in HUM 4380
  • Return the form to Career Services and enroll in HUM 4380

Evaluation​

The degree coordinator and on-site supervisor will evaluate your performance throughout the internship experience.
You will earn a Satisfactory (S) grade for the course if you meet these requirements:

  • Meet with the degree coordinator to discuss progress at least once.
  • Submit a one-page summary and evaluation of the internship experience upon completion of the term.
  • Complete 120 hours of satisfactory work, as verified by the site supervisor. ​

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