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The Practicum Proposal

Practicum Proposal

2-Quarter Process



  • Choose a Practicum Course
  • Online practicum proposal due Week 8 of the quarter BEFORE you begin course
  • Proposal reviewed Week 9
  • Receive approval Week 10 via vac.ucsd.edu
  • Enroll in your Practicum course
  • Pass the class
  • Your degree audit will be updated the following quarter 

No other submissions are required.

Once you have a project in mind, you will need to submit a Practicum Proposal online by Friday of WEEK 8, the quarter BEFORE you will begin your Practicum project. The online proposal form will ask you to reflect on

  • Why you chose this Practicum
  • What you will be doing in the class or internship
  • How it relates to your future goals

Only complete submissions will be eligible for review. Please submit one Practicum Proposal for review at a time. You will receive a message from the Virtual Advising Center (VAC) informing you that your proposal has been reviewed by Week 10 of the quarter the Practicum Proposal form was submitted.

If your proposal is denied, you will receive instructions on how to submit a second proposal through the VAC. Please have a back-up course/proposal in case your first choice is denied.

If you need to change your proposed practicum, whether the class did not fit into your schedule or you were unable to get into the class the quarter proposed, please send a message via the VAC explaining what happened so we can help you make alternate plans.

Absolutely no retroactive credit is allowed for the Practicum!

The online proposal system closes Friday of Week 8 at 11:59pm.

Go to the Online Proposal Form


Walk-in Hours

Summer 2014

Tuesday - Thursday
9:30-11:30 AM
or by appointment via the
Virtual Advising Center

Academic Programs
Pepper Canyon Hall
Room 257
(858) 822-2275

Virtual Advising Center

Tuesday: 1:30 – 3:30 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM  - 12:00 PM

Thursday: 1:30 – 3:30 PM