Program OptionsCurate Your Academic Experience

Now more than ever we provide you with the flexibility to customize your DC semester. Select the credit options that work for you and your home institution.

You will be at your internship 3 days per week. On seminar days, you will have a class discussion, followed by a guest lecture or site visit (in-person or virtual). You may also take additional credits from American University's elective offerings or your home institution.

15 Credit Option

  • 4 credit internship course (3 internship days + professional enrichment)
  • 4 credit WSP seminar
  • 4 credit WSP seminar
  • 3 credit AU elective

12 Credit Option

  • 4 credit internship course (3 internship days + professional enrichment)
  • 4 credit WSP seminar
  • 4 credit WSP seminar

11 Credit Option

  • 4 credit internship course (3 internship days + professional enrichment)
  • 4 credit WSP seminar
  • 3 credit AU elective

8 Credit Option

  • 4 credit internship course (3 internship days + professional enrichment)
  • 4 credit WSP seminar