SOCIO 045A - Beginning Field Practicum - Units 2

Prerequisites: PSYCH-001 Introduction to Psychology and PSYCH-008 Drug and Alcohol: Community Overview, Awareness & Prevention Strategies and PSYCH-011 Assessment for Treatment Planning and PSYCH-013 Professional Ethics in Counseling each with a grade of "C" or better.

Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory: Reading Level III.

Advisories: ENG-001A or ENG-079 each with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to have guided experiences in one of the following settings: drug and alcohol, mental health, or human service agencies. The student observes professional staff working with clients in public agencies and engages in supervised field experience at a social service or related agency. Two hours in class is required each week to integrate practical experiences with theory learned in social science courses. A minimum of 80 hours of field experience in addition to class schedule is required to receive credit for the course. (CSU)