Contract for Practicum

Department Practicum (298/398/498) – Students must complete a contract with a faculty sponsor.  Practica usually take place off-campus under the sponsorship of a faculty member for credit. Normally, a 3 credit practicum would consist of working about nine hours per week for the entire Spring or Fall semester (14 weeks). Departmental practica are limited to 3 credits per semester and are graded on a pass/fail basis.

Summer Practicum (298) – Normally awarded 4 pass/fail credits. Maximum of 15 credits allowed. Summer practicums must be registered for through the continuing education office. Normally, a summer practicum of 4 credits consists of working 8-10 weeks, 40 hours/week.  The student submits a written report to the faculty sponsor. Normally, most faculty sponsors require that a journal of activities be kept and that the final report integrates both the work and learning experiences into an overall evaluation.