Interested in getting hands-on career experience in Psychology? Take PSYCH 3179 Cooperative Education or PSYCH 2701 Community Service/Experiential Learning!
For students who wish to apply classroom learning to field experience. Co-op/Internship staff will assist in developing placements and arranging student interviews with employers and maintain contact with student and employer during the co-op/internship experiences. Requires approval by the faculty supervisor, the head of the academic department granting credit, and Cooperative Education/Internship staff for placement agreement, project, and credit arrangements. Required Work hours per credit: 50. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. Prerequisite: PSYCH 1001, consent of instructor. Additional coursework in Psychology recommended. GPA: 2.5. Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.
PSYCHOLOGY 2701. Community Service/Experiential Learning
Students explore potential career options via volunteer opportunities at an approved location from 3-9 hours per week, after completing training required by the specific agency. Serves as a valuable hands-on learning experience. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: PSYCH 1001; consent of instructor. Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.
- Contact Carolyn Hildebrandt email@example.com or 319-273-7179 for information about volunteer sites and faculty supervisors.
- Note: No more than 6 hours of PSYCH 3179, PSYCH 4704, PSYCH 4705, or PSYCH 4198 can be applied toward the Psychology major. Additional credits may be counted as university electives.