Approved Experiential Learning Activities
Undergraduate students in the College of Engineering can fulfill the university's Experiential Learning (EL) requirement in a number of different ways. Both curricular or credit-based programs and non-credit activities are available for engineers.
Approved EL Courses for Engineering
Many courses offered in each of the eight undergraduate programs within the College of Engineering have been approved to count towards the Experiential Learning requirement for students. Courses taken as a part of the collge-wide Capstone Senior Design program, for instance, will satisfy this requirement. Research and Service Learning coursework are also approved for engineeing. Both your assigned engineering academic advisor, and the college's Director of Experiential Learning can help you assist in evaluating which classes in your program of study will satisfy this graduation requirement. Students can also view the full list of approved experiential learning courses here.
Approved EL non-credit activities
Select non-credit activities have also been approved to count towards the university's Experiential Learning requirement. The College of Engineering offers the following, non-credit activities for students interested in engaging in an internship or REU program to satisfy EL:
- College of Engineering Professional Internship Program (non-credit activity)
- College of Engineering NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program (non-credit activity)
Additional non-credit activities for enigneering students can be found on the UGA Office of Experiential Learning site.