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UNIV 110 (Q) First Year Experience. (Credit Hours: 3) Designed to enhance the satisfaction and success of first year students. The course focuses on developing critical and creative thinking, information literacy skills, improving written and oral communication skills, setting personal and academic goals, developing structured and consistent study habits, practicing effective time management, and becoming contributing members of the Coastal community. This course is a graduation requirement. Must be completed with a C or better. Semesters offered: Fall and Spring

UNIV 325 (Q) Service Learning. (Credit Hours 0-3) This course provides students an opportunity to participate in a supervised community service activity and reflect on how that activity has impacted their personal values and civic responsibility. In order to qualify for 3 credits, 60 hours of field activity are required. For all other cases, a minimum of 40 hours are required. Semesters offered: Fall and Spring

UNIV 395 (Q) Internship Experience. (Credit Hours: 0) (Pre-requisites: 2.5 minimum GPA) (Course Restrictions: Student must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours before enrolling in course. This course cannot be used as an elective.) Requires a minimum of 150 hours of on-site supervised and evaluated student work experience. The purpose of this course is to provide a student the opportunity to confirm major selection, clarify career objective, expand networking contacts, and develop interpersonal and profession skills in a work environment. Semesters offered: F, S.

UNIV 495 (Q) Internship. (Credit Hours: 3-12) (Pre-requisites: students must have completed 60 credit hours before enrolling in the course) (Course Restrictions: Student must have permission of adviser, Chair of major department, and Dean of University College) The purpose of this course is to provide a student with the opportunity to confirm major selection, clarify career objectives, expand networking contacts and develop interpersonal and professional skills in a work environment. Semesters offered: F, S, Su

The student is expected to investigate, apply for, and secure their own internship position. Both the student and employer will formulate a minimum of three learning goals, define their duties, and create a plan to achieve these goals. The student will be evaluated on their ability to achieve the learning goals. 120 work-hours are required and students desiring additional academic credit will be required to work 40 additional hours per credit (the maximum number of hours is 480).