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EXP 1401: EXPLORING YOUR MAJOR AND CAREER PATH

This course provides students with the opportunity to explore various career opportunities and decision-making strategies, which will assist them in their personal, academic, and professional development as well as career-related goal-setting. Particular emphasis is placed on developing awareness of self in a professional environment. This course is restricted to undergraduate students who have completed at least 16 credits at the start of the term, and is graded Pass/ Fail. One credit.

 Relevant Course Policies:

  • Registrants must be full-time, degree-seeking High Point University students in good disciplinary standing.
  • By the start of the course term, students must have at least 16 credits completed at HPU.
  • Students must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 and a 2.0 average or better in the major area (if a major has been declared).

EXP 1402: EXPLORING YOUR MAJOR AND CAREER PATH

Field Experience Only

In this course, students can complete a credit-bearing field experience (internship) to gain an awareness of self in a professional environment. Students will explore a career that interests them through completion of 40 – 80 hours at a field experience site.

Students planning to complete a credit-bearing field experience must plan their schedules carefully to ensure an adequate block of time during the spring, summer, or fall semester. Students planning to complete a credit-bearing field experience during the summer must register for the Summer Online Summer Session of summer school and are charged accordingly.

To enroll in the course, students must complete the credit-bearing field experience application found at the following link: http://www.highpoint.edu/careerinternships/internships-for-credit/. This course is restricted to undergraduate students who have completed at least 16 credits at the start of the term and is graded Pass/Fail. One or Two credits.

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Student Internship & Career Profiles

Class of 2019 Outcomes: Livy Beaner Broadens her Journalism Experience
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