Sociology 389: Practicum in Sociology (Experiential) is offered in Fall and Winter terms on a mandatory Credit/ No Credit basis. There are sections available for 2, 3, and 4 credit hours. However, please note that each section has a determined number of credits, which cannot be modified by the student. The course may be repeated for credit for a maximum of 8 credits. Up to 4 credits of SOC 389 may be included in a concentration plan in Sociology.
Students may choose from one of four program areas:
Gender and Sexuality
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Requirements of the course include attending a 90-minute weekly seminar, participating in relevant community service at a designated site for approximately 4 hours each week, and completing all reading and writing assignments and/or projects. Each section has a different community service site with unique needs and possible service times. Descriptions of each section, including the community service times, are listed on this page. If a section requires an override, or permission to register, the description will indicate how to start that process.
Students enrolled in Project Community who have valid driver's licenses are able to check out vehicles through the Ginsberg Center in order to transport themselves to site. Carpooling among students in the same section is encouraged. Transportation is coordinated through the section facilitator and the Ginsberg staff.
There are no course prerequisites to SOC 389. A combined total of eight credits of SOC 321, 324, 389, 394, 395, and 396 may be counted toward a concentration in Sociology.
Waitlist Policy: People will be given permissions to join the class from the waitlist on a first come first serve basis.
If you have questions, contact Project Community (email@example.com or call 734.647.7767). In your email, please give the name and number of the section about which you are inquiring.