For information about internships for psychology credit visit the career services link below:
The following courses can be taken for credit towards a Psychology degree. (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.)
PSYCHOLOGY 3179. Cooperative Education
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. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 hours credit. (Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer).
Required Work hours per credit: 50
Contact Carolyn Hildebrandt firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-273-7179 for information about internship sites and faculty supervisors.
Prerequisite: PSYCH 1001 (400:001), consent of instructor. Additional coursework in Psychology recommended.
Notes: May be repeated once, for a maximum of 6 hours or 2 semesters in a single position. The semester paper must relate the cooperative education experience to a specific psychological theory or concepts, based on assigned readings or appropriate psychological references. Registering for a second semester of Cooperative Education in Psychology requires negotiation of an appropriate second semester project with the faculty supervisor.
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
Contact Carolyn Hildebrandt email@example.com or 319-273-7179 for information about volunteer sites and faculty supervisors.