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History 490

HIST 490
Internship

Catalog Entry

HIST 490
Internship
Credit Hours: (3-15)

Prerequisite: 12 hours history; junior standing; minimum 2.5 GPA; departmental approval

A one semester internship with historical agency, society, museum or other relevant institution. Student receives both academic and agency supervision. Course does not count toward fulfillment of the requirements for the history major. Course may be taken more than once for up to a total of 15 credit hours. Pass/Fail grading.

Detailed Description of Content of Course

Content of the internship will be determined by the institution on an individual basis


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

Conduct of the internship will be determined by the institution on an individual basis


Goals and Objectives of the Course

Students will:
•    Develop practical hands-on experience of historical issues
•    Develop critical thinking and research skills
•    Develop their oral and written communication skills


Assessment Measures

Assessment measures will include:
•    Evaluations from the organization or agency of the student’s work and progress


Other Course Information

None


Review and Approval
Date Action Reviewed by
October 2010 Reviewed and Approved by Sharon A. Roger Hepburn, Chair


04/2011