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Congressional Internship Program: Academic Credit Options

Credit Options

UT Knoxville students with course work in political science who are awarded a Congressional Internship may apply for 3 hours of POLS 494 Internship credit.  Satisfactory/No Credit (S/NC) is the only grading allowed for 494. Students may also consider POLS 492 Off-Campus Study credit for variable hours (3-9), which may be counted toward the electives in the Political Science major. In both cases, the student is required to meet with the Political Science department for approval.

Academic Credit Information

Note: Students will be charged regular UT tuition and fees for academic credit. See Financial Information regarding academic credit.

Student Status

Students participating in fall and spring semester internships who elect to receive no academic credit will be required to complete internship/co-op status paperwork to maintain their student status at the University of Tennessee while away on internship. Program contacts will provide guidance and appropriate paperwork if applicable.

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