PSY 405 – Fieldwork in Psychology

PSY 405 – Fieldwork in Psychology

Spring 2020

Earn Course Credit for Completing an Internship!

Instructor: 

Courtney Ahrens

Professor of Psychology

courtney.ahrens@csulb.edu

Class Structure:

In-Person Seminar (one day per week)

  • Mondays 11-12:15pm OR Wednesdays 11-12:15pm

Professional Development Workshops (4 per semester)

  • Fridays, 10-11am OR alternative writing assignment

Course Activities:

  • 90 documented hours at an internship or fieldwork site
  • Weekly assigned readings & class discussions (attendance required)
  • Attendance at internship/career development workshops
  • 4 professional development assignments
  • 1 final presentation
  • NO exams or final paper

Benefits:

  • 3 units of course credit
  • Counts toward the Psychology Major 400 level requirement
  • Credit/No Credit grading
  • Assistance locating an internship

Prerequisites:

  • Upper-division Psychology Major
  • 3.0 in both Psychology & overall at time of application
  • Competitive application

Admission Process

  • Download application here: Fieldwork Application Spring 2020.
  • Submit application and transcripts to courtney.ahrens@csulb.edu
  • Application DUE by Friday, December 6, 2019
  • Applicants admitted on a rolling basis, starting Nov. 1, 2019
  • Applicants accepted until Friday, Dec. 6 or until all slots are filled, whichever occurs first
  • Registration permits issued upon confirmation of acceptance

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS UNTIL FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6

NOTE:  Only 1/3 of those who apply are eventually accepted into the course.  The most competitive applications are those that are thorough, persuasive, and demonstrate strong potential.

Questions? Please email: Courtney.Ahrens@csulb.edu