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Experiential Learning

 
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Experiential Learning in the College of Human Sciences

Experiential learning opportunities are widely available to students in the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University. Experiential learning expands learning outside of the classroom, it allows students to put what they are learning into practice. It introduces students to engaging, real-world learning opportunities through community service, professional internships, research, clinical labs and practicums, teaching, study abroad and more. Experiences in the College of Human Sciences are human-centered, helping students connect their chosen major to a future career aimed at positively impacting the society we live in.

Take a look at some of the experiential learning opportunities our programs are offering below.

Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences

  • 14 Week Practicum with Community Agency
  • Classroom Apprenticeships
  • Clinical Research
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • Field Study Tours

Department of Design

  • Professional Internships
  • Design Garments for Professional Fashion Shows
  • National & Regional Design Competitions
  • Field Study Tours
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • Community-Oriented Service Projects
  • Student Leadership Opportunities
  • Real-World Project-Based Learning

Family and Consumer Sciences Education

  • Student Teaching
  • Hands-on Experience in Family & Consumer Sciences Specialties
  • Community-Oriented Service Projects
  • Student Leadership Opportunities
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • Field Study Tours

Hospitality and Retail Management

  • Industry-Related Work Experience
  • Paid Professional Internships
  • Classes at the Four-Star Overton Hotel & Conference Center
  • Classes at Skyviews Restaurant
  • Event Management
  • Research Center
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • Field Study Tours
  • Community-Oriented Service Projects
  • Conference Travel
  • Professional Development
  • Virtual Reality & Technology

Human Development and Family Studies

  • Community Practicum
  • Direct Experience Working with Children & Families
  • Student Teaching
  • Community-Oriented Service Projects
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • Field Study Tours

Human Sciences

  • Student Leadership Opportunities
  • Community-Oriented Service Projects
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad

Nutritional Sciences

  • Clinical Experience at the Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative
  • Community-Oriented Service Projects
  • Research in State-of-the-Art Labs
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • Field Study Tours
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities
  • Student Leadership Opportunities

Personal Financial Planning

  • Paid Professional Internships
  • Conference Travel
  • Peer-to-Peer Financial Coaching
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • Student Leadership Opportunities
  • VITA Tax Counseling
  • National & Regional Student Competitions