PSYCH 308 - Peer Advising Practicum in Psychology
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
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Credit Exclusions:
A maximum of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308.
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Admission by application. At least junior standing in the Psychology or Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Sciences concentration.
Other Course Info:
A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
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This course is a supervised practicum for Psychology and BCN majors who wish to learn to help other Psychology students through academic advising.

Course Requirements:

A required training in peer facilitation and the psychology concentration is scheduled during the first class session, which is extended to 4 hours. Participation in class discussion and willingness to actively engage in providing and receiving feedback on advising work is of primary importance for this course.

Other requirements include weekly readings, short essays, written records of peer advising work, organization and production of Undergraduate Forums on topics of general interest, and an administrative project. The course is limited to about 20 students in order to promote discussion, training, interactive experiential learning, and supervision of the practicum.

Intended Audience:

Students must apply for peer advising. Applications are DUE 3/21/22! Applications are found at All peer advisors must attend mandatory training on 8/26/22 from appx. 10am-3pm.

Class Format:

Students are required to work 3-4 hours per week as peer advisors in the Psych Student Affairs Office, as well as to attend a weekly, two-hour class.


PSYCH 308 - Peer Advising Practicum in Psychology
Schedule Listing
001 (LAB)
 In Person
W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: Students must apply for peer advising. Applications are DUE 3/21/22! Applications are found at All peer advisors must attend mandatory training on 8/26/22 from appx. 10am-3pm.

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