College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

ANSC359

ANSC359 (Internship Experience in Animal and Avian Sciences) has been approved as Scholarship in Practice, so can count as an in-major Scholarship in Practice course towards a student's General Education requirement. Students may also use ANSC359 to satisfy 3 credits of the Advanced ANSC Elective requirement. **Important note: Students can only use ANSC359 to satisfy 3 credits of the Advanced ANSC Elective requirement. Even if you take ANSC359 for more than 3 credits, it can only count towards 3 credits of the Advanced ANSC Elective. This course will be offered every Fall and Spring semester.  
 
Through the internship course, you will be able to create a guided academic project by the end of the semester.  Examples of projects would include a research manuscript, research paper, SOP for your internship site or something similar that you define in your learning contract. Internships for the course can be on- or off-campus and can be paid or unpaid. The course can be taken for 3-6 credits depending on how many hours you plan to work at your internship each week (See the table below). The course will meet every other Tuesday from 3:30-5:30 PM for Spring 2019.  Enrollment in ANSC359 requires instructor permission and the way to obtain permission is listed below:
 
Enrollment Procedure
1) Find an internship
2) Submit an internship application by Tuesday February 5th @ 5:00 PM for Spring 2019 enrollment
3) Once received, your application will be reviewed by Dr. VanKlompenberg
4) When approved, you will receive an email requesting your UID
5) Upon receiving your UID, you will be allowed to enroll in the course
 
Credits
–3 credits: 90 hours at internship site (~ 6hrs/week) + 45 hours for coursework
–4 credits: 135 hours at internship site (~ 9hrs/week) + 45 hours for coursework
–5 credits: 180 hours at internship site (~ 12hrs/week) + 45 hours for coursework
–6 credits: 225 hours at internship site (~ 15hrs/week) + 45 hours for coursework
 
Please contact Dr. VanKlompenberg (mvanklom@umd.edu) if you have any questions or need additional information.
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