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PRACTICUM


FYC 4941 is a core requirement for the Family, Youth and Community Sciences (FYCS) major and the Nonprofit Organizational Leadership minor. This 3-credit, graded experience requires students to earn 240 hours within a professional environment, applying the knowledge and skills gained through coursework. This course provides students with hands-on experience in their chosen profession and is meant to be a time of service and innovation to the supervising agency, as well as a significant learning opportunity for the student.

Students should complete FYC 4941 in their senior year. Students planning to enroll in FYC 4941 must submit a practicum proposal packet by the deadline listed below.

For Practicum information, please email Dr. Emily Johnson, Practicum Coordinator
For FYCS students pursuing Family Life Education (CFLE), please email Dr. Jen Doty 

As of Fall 2019, FYCS majors must complete the following courses, earning a ‘C’ or higher, prior to enrolling in FYC 4941:

FYC 3001

FYC 3101 or SYG 2430

FYC 3201

FYC 3401

FYC 4622

FYC 4801

FYC 4931

Students completing the Minor in Nonprofit Organizational Leadership must complete FYC 4409 earning a ‘B’ or higher prior to enrolling in FYC 4941

Students pursuing Family Life Education (CFLE) must complete FYC 4503, earning a ‘C’ or higher, and make an appointment with Dr. Jen Doty prior to submitting their practicum proposal packet.

As of Fall 2019, FYCS majors must complete the following courses, earning a ‘C’ or higher, prior to enrolling in FYC 4941:

FYC 3001

FYC 3101 or SYG 2430

FYC 3201

FYC 3401

FYC 4622

FYC 4801

FYC 4931

Students completing the Minor in Nonprofit Organizational Leadership must complete FYC 4409 earning a ‘B’ or higher prior to enrolling in FYC 4941

Students pursuing Family Life Education (CFLE) must complete FYC 4503, earning a ‘C’ or higher, and make an appointment with Dr. Jen Doty prior to submitting their practicum proposal packet.

 

IMPORTANT DATES 


Dates for Summer C 2021 Practicum: May 10 – August 4

Dates for Fall 2021 Practicum: August 23- December 8

Practicum Proposal for Summer C 2021 due April 1st, 1pm

Practicum Proposal for Fall 2021 due 1pm, July 23rd

Practicum Proposal for Spring 2022 due 1pm, November 5th