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Course Content and Outcomes Guide for HUS 250 Effective Fall 2021

Course Number:
HUS 250
Course Title:
Field Experience I: Family and Human Services
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
90
Special Fee:

Course Description

Covers the integration of knowledge, theory, skills, and behaviors needed to work in a human service setting. Supports the development of practical skills, experience, and professional interests under the supervision of a fieldwork supervisor. Prerequisites: HUS 151, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement and department permission required. Corequisites: HUS 230A.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Use appropriate professional knowledge and skills in direct service delivery.
  • Meet learning outcomes specific to this course, as mutually agreed upon by the student and instructor in advance through a written learning contract, and as appropriate to the credit awarded for this course.

Course Activities and Design

  • Field work in community human service setting.
  • Weekly journal (guided)
  • Field Experience site goals.
  • Field Experience evaluation.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Weekly journal reflections connected to professional knowledge and skills.