Academic Advisor Resources

Academic Advisor Resources

Academic Advisor Resources

Steps to determine if a student should enroll in the Experiential Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences or the Internship in Applied Liberal Arts course:

  1. Determine if the student needs to complete the Experiential Learning Requirement for their graduation requirements. If a student needs to complete the Experiential Learning Requirement, view the following website to identify what courses are eligible to fulfill their requirement and if they should enroll in the Experiential Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences or Internship in Applied Liberal Arts
  2. Based on if the student wishes to count their experience for the Experiential Learning Requirement, to receive academic credit for their internship, or both, they can enroll in the Experiential Learning in the Humanities & Socials Sciences (0 to 1 credit course sections) or the Internship in the Applied Liberal Arts (2 to 6 credit course sections) class. Both of these classes are asynchronous courses, but the main distinction is the time required for each class. Listed below is a table that outlines this information:
Class
Number of Credits
Type of Experience to Qualify for the Class
Minimum Number of Hours That Need to Be Completed Each Week
Total Time That Needs to Be Completed By the End of the Academic Semester
Experiential Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences 0 Only for students who already completed a short-term study abroad experience or other approved classes for which they already paid for credit. N/A N/A
Experiential Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Job Shadowing, Internship, Micro-internship, Service-Learning, Student-Faculty Research, or Volunteerism. 4 - 6 Hours 40 - 80 Hours
Internship in the Applied Liberal Arts 2 Internship or Research Experience 7 - 8 Hours 85 - 100 Hours
Internship in the Applied Liberal Arts 3 Internship or Research Experience 10 Hours 130 Hours
Internship in the Applied Liberal Arts 4 Internship or Research Experience 14 Hours 180 Hours
Internship in the Applied Liberal Arts 5 Internship or Research Experience 17 Hours 220 Hours
Internship in the Applied Liberal Arts 6 Internship or Research Experience 20 Hours  260 Hours

 

Once the optimal course has been identified, complete the steps listed below at least 2 weeks before the start of the semester the student wishes to enroll in the course:

Steps for students to register for the Internship in Applied Liberal Arts course:

  1. Determine the current number of academic credits the student is enrolled in for the semester they wish to receive credit for their internship. Rowan University has a flat tuition rate for students enrolled in 12 - 17 credits. Students who are enrolled in less than 12 credits or more than 17 will incur additional out-of-pocket expenses.
  2. Determine the number of free elective credits the student can complete for the semester they wish to receive credit for their experience.
  3. Complete parts 1 and 2 of the Application for Credit document.
  4. Submit the completed Application for Credit document (including parts 1 and 2) to Dr. Stephen Fleming (flemings@rowan.edu) and the student’s internship job description.
  5. Dr. Fleming will then email the student and walk them through registering for the Internship in Applied Liberal Arts class.

 

Steps for students to register for the Experiential Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences course:

  1. Determine the current number of academic credits the student is enrolled in for the semester they wish to receive credit for their internship. Rowan University has a flat tuition rate for students enrolled in 12 - 17 credits. Students who are enrolled in less than 12 credits or more than 17 will incur additional out-of-pocket expenses.
  2. Determine the number of free elective credits the student can complete for the semester they wish to receive credit for their experience.
  3. Upon securing an experiential learning opportunity, students can complete the Application for Experiential Learning Credit online form. If approved, students will receive instructions from Patrick Massaro (massaro@rowan.edu) on how to register for the Experiential Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences class. 

 

Please email Stephen Fleming (flemings@rowan.edu) regarding any questions about the Internship in Applied Liberal Arts and Patrick Massaro (massaro@rowan.edu) regarding any questions about Experiential Learning in the Humanities & Socials Sciences.