Approved Blanket Statements

The following schools and colleges have approved blanket statements for certain courses and activities that fulfill the Experiential Learning requirement.


College of Education

Students in any major (or undeclared students in the College of Education) may fulfill the requirement by taking any courses from another UGA school or college list of approved courses for Experiential Learning. Find more information at https://www.experienceuga.com/el-courses-activities/

Global: Students in any major (or undeclared students in the College of Education) may fulfill the requirement though participation in any UGA approved study abroad program. Find more information on study abroad courses at http://goabroad.uga.edu/

Research: Students in any major (or undeclared students in the College of Education) may fulfill the requirement by taking undergraduate research courses through CURO. Find more information on CURO courses at http://curo.uga.edu

Service: Students in any major (or undeclared students in the College of Education) may fulfill the requirement through any service learning course (denoted with an S-suffix). Find more information on service learning courses at http://servicelearning.uga.edu/


College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Global: Students may fulfill the requirement by participating in UGA-approved study tours (domestic or abroad) or exchange programs. Find more information on study abroad courses http://goabroad.uga.edu/.

Research: Independent research through CURO will satisfy the requirement for Family and Consumer Science students. Find more information on CURO courses at http://curo.uga.edu/.


Grady College of Journalism

Global: Students in the Grady College may fulfill the requirement through participation in any Grady-sponsored study abroad or domestic field study program. With prior approval of the Experiential Learning Certification Officer, non-Grady-sponsored study abroad or domestic field study programs may satisfy the requirement. Find more information on study abroad courses http://goabroad.uga.edu/.

Research: Undergraduate research through CURO, and/or receipt of a CURO Research Assistantship, will also satisfy the requirement. Find more information on CURO courses at http://curo.uga.edu/.


Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Global: Students in any major (or undeclared students in Franklin) may fulfill the requirement through any UGA-approved study abroad or field school program. Find more information on study abroad courses at http://goabroad.uga.edu/.

Research: Students in any major (or undeclared students in Franklin) may fulfill the requirement through an honors thesis research project, through any CURO undergraduate research course (4960H, 4970H, 4980H), or CURO Research Assistantship. Find more information on CURO courses at http://curo.uga.edu/.

Service: Students in any major (or undeclared students in Franklin) may fulfill the requirement through any service-learning course (denoted with an S-suffix). Find more information at http://servicelearning.uga.edu/.


Odum School of Ecology

Global: Students who participate in ecologically focused study abroad programs with significant field experiences can seek approval from the Experiential Learning Certification Officer. Find more information on study abroad courses http://goabroad.uga.edu/.


School of Public and International Affairs

Global: Participation in any UGA-sponsored study abroad program will fulfill the requirement for SPIA students; SPIA-sponsored programs include Maymester in China; SPIA at Oxford; and GLOBIS study abroad courses in Stellenbosch, South Africa; Asia; Verona, Italy; and Ecuador. Find more information on study abroad courses http://goabroad.uga.edu/.

Research: Participation in undergraduate research through CURO will fulfill the requirement for SPIA students. Find more information on CURO courses at http://curo.uga.edu/.

Service: Participation in service-learning through any S-suffix course will fulfill the requirement for SPIA students.


Terry College of Business

Global: Participation in any UGA-approved study abroad program will fulfill the requirement. Find more information on study abroad courses at http://goabroad.uga.edu/

Service: Students in any major may fulfill the requirement through any service-learning course (denoted with an S-suffix). Find more information at http://servicelearning.uga.edu/