HL797 Applied Practice

Course Description

Students will complete an approved applied research project or a field placement designed in conjunction with a Faculty Advisor and a Field Instructor. Both the research project or field practice requires a written proposal and must be approved by the respective Department Chair.

Students are expected to invest a total of 135 hours during this course. Students will devote a minimum of 100 hours to their placement. The remaining time will be spent communicating with your Faculty Advisor and your writing assignments (assigned by the Faculty Advisor). Because most HSU students are working adults, this course is expected to extend beyond the traditional eight-week course term, but no longer than 14-weeks. 3 credits

Course Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Given the uniqueness of each field placement/project and the student needs, outcomes will be determined at the onset of this course by the student, Faculty Advisor, and Field Instructor.

Course Topics

Topics covered in this course will be dependent upon the scope of the students’ learning outcomes; therefore topics will be determined by the student, Faculty Advisor, and Field Instructor.

Course Materials

Any text used will be determined by the student and Faculty Advisor.