Aug 06, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalogue 
2018-2019 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Psychology - Psychological Services Concentration, B.A.

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


A minimum of 13 courses, and one of three concentrations listed below. Research Methods I (PSY 292 ) should be completed by the end of the sophomore year. Research Methods II (PSY 392 ) should be completed by the end of the junior year for all majors in the Specialist or Behavioral Neuroscience concentrations. 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 . The Senior Seminar (PSY 483 ) can be taken any time after the completion of Research Methods II (PSY 392 )

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

Psychological Services Concentration:

This program of study prepares students for entry-level work in psychological and human services following the completion of their undergraduate degree, and provides a foundation for those planning to pursue a master’s degree program in an applied area of psychology or a related field. Students who plan to pursue doctoral level graduate study in psychology or related fields are strongly urged to complete the Psychology Specialist or the Psychological Scientist concentration.

One Course on Theoretical Foundations for Practice

Selected from

Two Elective Courses in Psychology


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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