2008-09 Catalog

Decorative graphic

Program Description

Individual Study: Psychology

Revised Last Updated: 01/14/2009

Winter and Spring quarters

Faculty: Mukti Khanna psychology

Academic web site: www.evergreen.edu/individualstudy

Faculty Signature Required: Students interested in an independent study contract or internship are invited to create a draft of a contract using the online contract process and submit to Mukti Khanna as the sponsor. Please notify Mukti Khanna (khannam@evergreen.edu) that you are interested in a contract sponsorship.

Major areas of study include psychology, health, counseling and social and human services.

Class Standing: Sophomores or above; transfer students welcome.

Individual Study: Psychology allows opportunities for students to create their own course of study in the form of an Individual Learning Contract or Internship. Working with the faculty sponsor, individual students or small groups of students design projects or internships and meet regularly with faculty to reflect on their work. Students pursuing individual study or internships in psychology, counseling and health are invited to join this program. Mukti Khanna will sponsor contracts and internships in psychology, counseling, service learning, expressive arts therapy, cultural studies, ecopsycology and health. While this opportunity is oriented towards sophomores - seniors, freshmen may be admitted if they are applying for an internship or are part of a group project.

Credits: 16 per quarter

Enrollment: 25

Internship Possibilities: With faculty approval.

Books: www.tescbookstore.com

Special Expenses: Additional costs will vary depending on students projects.

Program is preparatory for careers and future studies in psychology, the health professions, human services and education.

Planning Units: Society, Politics, Behavior and Change

Program Revisions

Date Revision
January 14th, 2009 Spring quarter added; description expanded; signature requirement details updated.