Updated 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog
- Psychology, B.A. major
- Psychology, B.S. major
Social Studies, B.A.
- Psychology minor
Psychology is the science of behavior, cognition, and affect. All psychology is grounded in research that ultimately seeks to understand the actions, thoughts, and emotions of people. Applied psychology is designed to provide practical solutions to human problems.
The Psychology major emphasizes psychology as an applied and scientific discipline. Students majoring in Psychology receive particular preparation for graduate study in the field and broad preparation for employment in the human services and a wide range of positions requiring a college degree.
Advanced degrees are required for the following representative careers: child psychologist, clinical psychologist, college professor, experimental psychologist, industrial psychologist, rehabilitation counselor, school psychologist, and secondary school counselor.
- Adolescent Counselor
- Agency Administrator
- Career Counselor
- Case Worker
- Chemical Dependency Counselor
- Corrections Worker
- Crisis Counselor
- Data Analyst
- Day Care Teacher
- Early Childhood Family Education Specialist
- Gerontology Specialist
- Group Facilitator
- Head Start Worker
- Human Resources Specialist
- In-Home Family Counselor
- Juvenile Treatment Specialist
- Probation Officer
- Psychiatric Aide
- Sexual Assault Advocate
- Special Education Worker
- Specialized Career Directions/Applied Psychology
- Specialized Career Directions/Psychology
Also: Graduate Training/Professional Psychology
PreparationRecommended High School Courses
- Social Science