Handbooks

Directions to upload from Blackboard 

  • Login to Blackboard
  • Under My Dashboard,  look for RSPA-Faculty-Student
  • Left hand button bar should list the appropriate handbook

If you do not find RSPA-Faculty-Student listed under My Dashboard, click the Courses tab at the upper right side of the page. You will be given a search box and will need to type in RLS and press go. The RSPA-Faculty-Student site will be on the list and you can enroll to add it to your My Dashboard page for future reference.

Second, and MOST IMPORTANT, READ THE HANDBOOK, FRONT TO BACK.

RSPA Majors Handbook

RSPA Practicum Handbook

  • Find a place to do your practicum.
  • Secure your Personal Liability Insurance

Fill out the Application for Practicum (signed by your advisor, Practicum Coordinator and the RLS Director) and fill out the Practicum Data Form (Form C) with the agency supervisor information completed.

Make sure that we have a Current Field Placement Agreement Current Field Placement Agreement with them. If we do not, then be sure to have the organization fill one out, signed by the legal authority of the organization. Check with Jan for current agreements on file if you have any questions.

Once you have completed the steps and forms have been turned in, Dr. Gibson, will grant you permission. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Hugh Gibson at HughGibson@MissouriState.edu.

The enrollment is limited in any given semester, so once you have been granted permission to enroll in REC 335, you must go on-line and ENROLL for the class or you could be bumped out of your place. Permission is given on a first come, first serve basis, therefore it is important to plan well in advance.