PSYC 493 Psychology Practicum

A volunteer experience utilizing psychological skills structured by the student in conjunction with his/her advisor in a community agency. A weekly requirement of three hours in a social service agency which provides the student with a field experience in a local setting. This course is not designed to provide expertise, but simply to introduce students to the complexity and subtlety of applied problems and begin the process of informing them of the theory and methods which psychologists use. A written contract and short final report are required. Prerequisite: Senior status and permission of instructor. Graded S or NC.


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School of Education and Psychology