PSYC 461

Field Placement in Psychology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 1.5-0-0

Formerly: PSYC 361

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.
  • Students must register in PSYC 461 in both Fall and Spring terms.


Pre- or Co-requisites:

Grading: COM, N, F.

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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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