HS460 Internship in Human Services

Prerequisites: HS 301, HS 350.

The internship experience is intended to provide B.S.H.S. majors with practical experience in a human services setting, allowing students to apply the conceptual and theoretical knowledge they have gained in the classroom. Faculty directors must approve in advance both the organization and agency in which an internship takes placed and a written description, signed by the studentís workplace supervisor about the studentís performance and progress. The experience of the internship should provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the mission and functioning of the organization or agency at which the internship takes place, and also furnish ongoing opportunities for student interns to interact with client individuals, families, or communities.

3 Credit Hours