Sep 18, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalogue 
2020-2021 Catalogue

Psychology & Behavioral Neuroscience: Applied Concentration, B.A.

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William Dragon, Alice Ganzel (chair), Melinda Green, Christopher Hagan, Steven Neese


A minimum of 13 courses, and one of three concentrations listed below. Research Methods I (PSY 292 ) must 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 Psychology Sciences or Behavioral Neuroscience concentrations 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.

Applied Psychology Concentration:

This program of study prepares students for 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 encouraged to consider the Psychology Sciences or the Behavioral Neuroscience concentration.  

One Course on Theoretical Foundations for Practice

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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