This unpaid practicum provides students with an opportunity to job-shadow an experienced person or practicum sponsor in a relevant field of study. Students gain an enriched understanding of the relationship between program theory, terminology, and day to day field duties.
Hours: 85 (Seminars and Tutorials: 5; Practicum: 80)
Total Weeks: Will vary - dependent on chosen practicum site.
Must be a student in good standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher after 45 course credits applicable to the Archaeology Diploma, or permission of instructor
Appropriate safety tickets and training as per practicum sponsor
Students will work alongside an experienced person or practicum sponsor in an employment setting related to program. Specific activities will vary depending on the nature of the practicum experience.
In the practicum, students are exposed to the terminology and duties of entry-level work in their chosen field. After completing their practicum, students will be able to:
- Document their understanding of the work environment in journal form
- Present informally on the positive and negative aspects of the work environment
- Document various aspects of their field of employment in report form
- Interact with practicum sponsors in a professional manner
Grading System: Pass/Fail
Passing Grade: Pass
Percent Individual Work: 100
Additional Course Comments:
Safety training may be required by the practicum sponsor. Such training could include ATV and TDG.
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.