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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue

Psychology - Psychology Specialist Concentration, B.A.


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Suzette Astley, William Dragon (chair), Carolyn Enns, Alice Ganzel, Melinda Green, Steven Neese

Requirements


A minimum of 13 courses, and one of three concentrations listed below. In addition, a minimum of two 300-level courses must be included within the concentration excluding PSY 380 , PSY 390 , PSY 392 , PSY 395 , PSY 483 , PSY 511  and PSY 512 . Research Methods I (PSY 292 ) should be completed by the end of the sophomore year for all majors who are sophomores or younger beginning in August of 2015. Research Methods II (PSY 392 ) should be completed by the end of the junior year for all majors in the Specialist or Scientist concentrations who are sophomores or younger beginning in August of 2015. Statistics (STA 201  or STA 347 -STA 348 ) must be taken before Research Methods II (PSY 392 ), and PSY 392  must be completed no later than the end of the junior year and before PSY 483 .

Note: Students must take a 200-level course before enrolling in any 300-level course.


Psychology Specialist Concentration


This program of study provides a broad foundation in psychology and prepares students for careers and graduate study in a wide variety of psychology subfields. It allows for specialization through the careful selection of psychology elective courses and courses in the wider context (see advisor for recommendations).

One Course in Experimental Psychology


Selected from

Two Elective Courses in Psychology


Note:


Depending on the specific programs of students, other courses may be considered on a case by case basis.

Teaching Certification:


Students who are interested in pursuing K-12 certification to teach social studies should seek admission to the Teacher Education Program. See the Education  department section for application and certification information.

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