DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Research & Fieldwork

 

Research and Fieldwork Opportunities

 

 


 

Psychology majors can build on classroom studies with numerous opportunities to apply principles and knowledge of psychology.

Psy 3940 - Research in Psychology

Students can earn course credit (PSY 3940) for participating in research on a broad range of topics investigated by faculty members in the Department of Psychology. Students learn to design studies, collect data, and use computers for data reduction and analysis.

For additional information please see this document:     

Aim:To provide students with supervised research experience. Students may work on a project which they have designed or may assist in ongoing research. In both cases, students must work under the supervision of a department faculty members.
Prerequisites:Psy 2120 – Permission is required from faculty member and project supervisor.
Credit:Each credit hour is 3 hours of work time each week, or 42 total hours. There is a maximum of 12 credit hours of Psy 3940 work.
Grading:Credit / No Credit.
Forms:Psy 3940 contracts download:      
Return completed contracts to Porter 200, Main office.

 

To provide students with supervised research experience. Students may work on a project which they have designed or may assist in ongoing research. In both cases, students must work under the supervision of a department faculty members.
Prerequisites: Psy 2120 – Permission is required from faculty member and project supervisor.
Credit: Each credit hour is 3 hours of work time each week, or 30 total hours. There is a maximum of 12 credit hours of Psy 3940 work.
Grading: Credit / No Credit.
Forms: Psy 3940 contracts download:
Return completed contracts to Porter 200, Main office.


Research opportunities (Psy 3940) will be advertised on the bulletin board on the first floor of Porter Hall outside of Porter 103.


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Psy 3910 - Fieldwork in Psychology

Students can earn course credit (PSY 3910) for participating in activities designed to serve the residents of southeastern Ohio. For students who enjoy helping people, nearby community services and health facilities offer supervised experience with a variety of individuals in need of assistance, including children, the elderly, and the mentally ill. These opportunities provide students with work experience, as well as helping them to develop new insights and competencies.

For additional information please see this document:      

 

Aim:Independent fieldwork as volunteer or employee in work directly related to psychology.
Prerequisites:Permission is required from the Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Studies.
Credit:Each credit hour is 3 hours of service each week, or 42 total hours. There is a maximum of 4 credit hours of Psy 3910 work.
Grading:Credit / No Credit.
Forms:Psy 3910 forms download:      
Return completed forms to the Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Studies.
Internships:List of internship and volunteer activities:      

 

 

Available Sites:

The following programs conduct group orientation meetings and are to be contacted within the first week of the quarter for specific dates of training sessions:

Athens County Senior CenterJoyce Lewis740-594-3535
Athens Area HospiceChristie Truly740-592-3493
Appalachian Behavioral Health CareGeorge Eberts740-589-4027
Kids on CampusCrystal Smith740-591-5773; 740-566-8543
My Sister's PlaceTammy Taylor740-594-8337

 

The following programs offer individual orientations arranged by appointments:

ATCO Sheltered WorkshopJeff Bierlein740-592-6659
The Gathering PlaceDevon Cogar740-592-2690