Fieldwork/SL Course Sequence & Course Numbers for
Registration

 

SCHEDULING NOTE: Monday and/or Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:15pm is reserved for the Fieldwork group supervision meetings for ALL course numbers below.

A NOTE ABOUT THE FACULTY SUPERVISOR: When you register, an instructor (Faculty Supervisor) is indicated in the registration materials. It is likely that there will be a re-assigning of a Faculty Supervisor; thus, the one originally indicated may or may not be the actual Faculty Supervisor.

The Fieldwork/Service Learning (or Fieldwork/SL) Sequence of Courses and their respective course numbers are:

 

  • Fieldwork/SL I: PSYC487N (3 credits; Required for PSYC major)
  • Fieldwork/SL II: PSYC488N (3 credits; Required for PSYC major)
  • Fieldwork/SL III: PSYC489N (3 credits; General Elective only; NOT counted as PSYC elective)
  • Fieldwork/SL IV: PSYC490N (3 credits; General Elective only; NOT counted as PSYC elective)
  • Fieldwork/SL V: PSYC491N (3 credits; General Elective only; NOT counted as PSYC elective)

 

Fieldwork/SL I can be completed during the second semester of junior year or during senior year.

During the senior year, students can register for more than one Fieldwork/SL course in one semester in order to achieve the desired workload.

For example, a senior student can choose to do her/his first 6 credits of fieldwork and would register for PSYC487N and PSYC488N, concurrently. Students can also choose to spread out their fieldwork across multiple semesters.

 


NOTES: 

  • Students may begin their fieldwork no earlier than the first day of the semester’s classes. The Fieldwork must be completed before the last day of the semester’s exam period.

  • Fieldwork hours must be spread evenly across the semester; a student cannot concentrate hours (e.g., work overtime) for a shorter period without approval from the Fieldwork Coordinator. Requests must be submitted in writing.
  • Students shall not register for more than 12 credits of Fieldwork/Service Learning in one semester (because registering for 12 credits in one semester would require that students work a full-time fieldwork schedule: 36 to 40 hours a week for a total of 500 work hours).
  • Students cannot complete more than 15 credits of psychology Fieldwork/Service Learning during the undergraduate program.

 

 

 

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