PSYC 461

Field Placement in Psychology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 1.5-0

Formerly: 361, half of 430

Provides firsthand experience with individuals who are challenged by physical, cognitive, emotional, and/or psychological disorders. Requires approximately 65 hours of participation in a volunteer field placement with a community agency (spread over at least 4 months), class attendance and preparation of assignments pertaining to the volunteer experience. Students will be responsible for obtaining the field placement site, with assistance and coordination of the instructor. Meets September to April.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 461, PSYC 361, PSYC 430.


Pre- or Co-requisites:

  • PSYC 300B; or
  • permission of the department.

Grading: COM, N, F.

Undergraduate course in Psychology offered by the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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