Welcome to the Public Health Studies practicum experience. The practicum gives students an exciting opportunity to be exposed to professional models of public health practice and to apply what they have learned in a real world setting. Public Health Studies majors are required to complete the practicum and minors can take the course as an elective. The practicum is offered during winter term. Please see the course description below.
PHS 381. Practicum
Three weeks of direct practice and observation in a public health organization provide the opportunity for students to apply and conceptualize the public health approach. Student learning will be guided and enhanced through weekly seminars, written assignments, and faculty site visits. Prerequisites: PHS 201, status as a declared Public Health Studies major or minor, and submission and approval of the application for practicum.