The Applied Studies Program offers students the opportunity to earn academic credit for learning gained through employment or volunteer experiences. The employability of University students often relates to a blend of professional and personal qualifications, such as previous work experience, maturity, enthusiasm, and an ability to work well with people. Applied Studies provides an opportunity to develop & demonstrate these qualifications by integrating principles learned in the classroom with practical situations in placements such as ...

  • Government Agencies
  • Volunteer Agencies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Corporations

To be eligible for Applied Studies, students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0, second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours) and have a work or volunteer placement that offers significant learning opportunities of a level suitable for the awarding of university credit.

Placements may be arranged by students or through the Applied Studies Office.

Positions provide:

  • Experiential Learning

  • Experience related to studies

  • Skill development