[PSYC 325] Psychology Practicum
Through hands-on engagement and academic reflection, this course provides students with the opportunity to further develop and apply their psychological knowledge in an area of personal and community interest. With the help of the instructor and community partners, students will complete a project or internship involving approximately six hours a week– approximately 70 hours over the course of the semester– working with and/or at an assigned field site in the local community. In addition, class meetings will focus on the development of professional skills and career planning, as well as discussion of the opportunities and challenges of putting psychology into practice.
Prerequisite: Psychology 162 and senior standing; approval of department.
Offered most years.