Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Concentrations

Students may wish to choose in a strategic manner their menu (i.e., their 4 courses from the list that includes 230, 320, 335, 340, 345, and 410) and elective courses so as to orient themselves toward a particular type of graduate program or job market.

There is great flexibility within the major to create a specific area of concentration that fits the student, but a few suggestions are presented below.

Students are encouraged to discuss this issue as part of their program planning with their faculty mentor or their undergraduate advisor.


Industrial/Organizational/Business

Select these menu courses:
335 Dynamics of Personality
340 Social Psychology
345 Cognitive Psychology
410 Psychological Tests & Measurements

Select especially from these electives:
380 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
443 Human Resource Management
445 Psychology of Small Group Behavior
480 Emotional and Motivational Processes
495 Field Experience


Mental Health/Counseling

Select 4 of these menu courses:
230 Developmental Psychology
250 Psychology of Diversity
320 Biopsychology
335 Dynamics of Personality
340 Social Psychology
410 Psychological Tests & Measurements

Select especially from these electives:
420 Abnormal Psychology
424 Myths of Sexuality
425 Psychology of Hate
435 Cross-cultural Psychology
441 Clinical and Counseling Psychology
442 Clinical and Counseling Psychology II
474 Psychology of Women
475 Psychology of Adulthood & Aging
480 Helping Skills
495 Field Experience


Life-Span Development

Select these menu courses:
230 Developmental Psychology
320 Biopsychology
330 Emotions across the Lifespan
340 Social Psychology
345 Cognitive Processes

Select especially from these electives:
430 Psychological Disorders of Childhood
435 Cross-Cultural Psychology
450 Cognitive Development
474 Psychology of Women
475 Psychology of Adulthood & Aging
495 Field Experience
497 Independent Reading & Research


Experimental Psychology Focus

Select 4 of these menu courses:
230 Developmental Psychology
320 Biopsychology
340 Social Psychology
345 Cognitive Processes
410 Psychological Tests & Measurements

Select especially from these electives:
400 Personality
445 Psychology of Small Group Behavior
450 Cognitive Development
480 Emotional and Motivational Processes
497 Independent Reading & Research