Department of Economics Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UIA) for WI15: Apply by December 15th

Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UIA) for WI15: Apply by December 15th

Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship

An Undergraduate Instructional Apprentice (UIA) is an upper-division student who serves as a teaching assistant in an undergraduate course under the supervision of a faculty member. Students earn credit by enrolling in Econ 195.

Minimum requirements for being a UIA

o    Completion of at least 90 units of course work at UC San Diego (if you are a transfer student, your transfer units are included)

o    Completion of at least six upper-division Economics classes, including the relevant core courses

o    Minimum GPA of 3.5 in Economics major coursework (including lower division), and minimum overall GPA of 3.3

o    Completion of the course to which you are applying

o    Achievement of an “A” or better in the requested lower division course

o    Achievement of an “A” or better for the requested upper division course and course prerequisites as well as other courses in the sequence

o    Will be accepted for review beginning Mon., 11/10/14 (WI15 schedule available on TritonLink beginning Fri., 11/7/14)

o    Must be completed by Mon., 12/15/14. To apply:

Application for Winter Quarter 2015

o    Complete the online application (requires online login)

o    Note: while faculty preferences and academic records are taken into account, neither are dispositive when it comes to assignments. Other factors (such as availability and scheduling) are also taken into account

o    Students required to meet with Tutor Coordinator prior any course assignment

If you have any questions regarding the UIA application or process, please contact the Tutor Coordinator.

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