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    Sep 22, 2023  
American University Catalog 2015-2016 
American University Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Washington Mentorship Program

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Offered by the School of Professional and Extended Studies , this 12-15 credit fall semester program gives students admitted as spring freshmen an insider’s perspective on Washington, DC. Based on the highly successful academic model of AU’s Washington Semester Program, the Washington Mentorship Program is grounded in the best practices of experiential and traditional academic learning. All academic credits earned for successfully completed courses in this program are AU credits that apply to the student’s degree program, allowing the student to graduate in four or fewer years.

As members of the AU community, students have the opportunity to enjoy the full college experience, including participating fully in college classes, living in a residence hall room, eating in a dining hall, getting involved in events and activities on campus, and having full access to all university services, facilities, and resources.

Course Requirements

Students take 12-15 credit hours of undergraduate level coursework, including:


Elective (0-3 credit hours)

Students may take one of the following:

Additional Information

For more information, contact 202-895-4936, e-mail, or go to:

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