Field Experience

The Field Experience Course, PSY-4950, offers students a valuable work experience in psychology. This course allows students to apply the knowledge acquired in the classroom to various "real life" settings. Limited space is available for this 3 credit course.

Requirements for students taking PSY-4950: Field Experience are:

    * A commitment of at least 12-15 hours per week of service (depending on needs of
       the agency; exact hours to be determined between student and agency)
    * Supervision with field supervisor at the field agency location
    * Regular meetings with the faculty supervisor
    * Monthly group meetings with other field experience students

Pre-requisite criteria are:

    65 credits / 15 credits in Psychology
    2.5 GPA/ 3.0 GPA in Psychology major
    Must be a junior or senior Psychology major
    Approval by instructor
    NO current Incompletes in courses
    Completion of relevant elective courses

Applications are available on the forms page or in the Psychology Department. For more information, contact the coordinator:

    Dr. Ilyse O'Desky
    iodesky@kean.edu
    908-737-5885
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