Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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PSY 481 - Gerontology Internship I


Permission of Internship Director required. A practical guided learning experience that engages students actively and directly with a professional experience in the fields of gerontology and/or geriatrics to connect experiential learning with academic study. Incorporates psychological and gerontological theory, research, and practice into application in a gerontological/geriatric setting. Provides students with the opportunity to explore career options and to become familiar with professional practice while enhancing the student’s knowledge, skills and interests. In addition to the on-site activities, students take steps to customize and craft the internship experience, complete reflective activities and connect their experiential learning with their academics via course assignments. Performance evaluation assessment of the internship and self-assessment of learning occur at the end of the semester. Students can apply for pre-existing internships or consult with the Gerontology Program Director as well as the Director of Internships to discuss a new internship site. Application and program approval are required prior to course selection. All College policies related to internships apply; only S/U grading. Prereq: 15 hours and a GPA of 3.0 in Psychology courses.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prereq: 15 hours and a GPA of 3.0 in Psychology courses. Permission of Internship Director required. Term cycle: fall, spring, and summer. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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