Humanitarian Action (HUAC)

HUAC 3980 Humanitarian Action Internship    3 Credits

Attributes: HASM Humanitarian Action Minor Skills/Method Course

Students gain first-hand experience through placement with a relevant international organization, non-profit, media and business, or government agency focused on humanitarian crises and disaster response. Typically, an internship requires 10 to 15 hours per week on site. Other requirements include an e-portfolio containing reflections about readings, meetings with internship coordinator and peers and a final reflection paper. An on-site supervisor and Humanitarian Action professor evaluate student work. Open to juniors and seniors only, by permission of the minor director. Requires an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Previously HA 0298.

HUAC 4999 Humanitarian Action Capstone    3 Credits

Prerequisites: AETH 2272 or HIST 2270 or POLI 2472; completion of three Humanitarian Action electives; junior or senior standing.

This capstone course is a culminating experience for students minoring in Humanitarian Action. It provides students with the opportunity to engage with enduring questions that they have encountered throughout their coursework. Through a process of reflection and discernment facilitated during each class meeting, students will identify a research topic for a major paper that integrates the student's coursework, internship and/or extra-curricular experiences in the minor. Previously HA 0300.