Core Curriculum: HANDS

As a junior or senior, you'll participate in at least one experience of learning outside the classroom. These experiences will prepare you for life after Hood and deepen your learning. 

HANDS: 3 credits minimum

Hands-On Experiences, also known as "High Impact Practices,"

Internship, practicum or student teaching
Study abroad
Undergraduate research
E-portfolios integrated into capstones of all majors

To help you prepare for life after Hood, you'll complete a capstone course OR a specific "Life after Hood" course. Through either path, you'll learn practical skills like how to apply for your first job post-college, how to select the right graduate school, and how to manage the transition from college life to the next step on your journey.