TimeDaysLocationInstructorGERCreditOPUS Class NumberSyllabus (Tentative)
Jeffery Mullis. WRT. Up to 12 hours.1742 TBA.

January 12, 2011- April 25, 2011

Prerequisites: Written permission required from faculty supervisor prior to registering.

Catalog Description: Fall, spring. Credit, four to twelve hours. Application must be approved by the department. Supervised work in a social services agency or other appropriate setting, and participation in a related seminar.

Semester Details:

The internship involves supervised work in a social service agency or other organization. Students work from 10 hours (4 credits) to 30 hours (12 credits) a week. An effort is made to place students in agencies or organizations that match their research and/or career interests. Opportunities include counseling in a program for adult offenders on probation, work in a family planning agency, work at the Centers for Disease Control, work at Cable News Network, etc.

Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources

  1. Emerson, Robert, Fretz, Rachel & Shaw, Linda. 1995. Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes. 1st Edition.
    ISBN: 9780226206813.


Assignment/ExamDetails% of Total Grade
10-page paperDescribes the social service agency or organization and the student's work in it
research paper20 pages (4 credits) to 40 pages (12 credits) long
attendance at two seminar meetings
individual meetings with the faculty supervisor

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