Psychological Services Degree Requirements
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 Behavioral Neuroscience concentration.
- Three foundation courses : PSY 161, PSY 292, and STA 201 or 347-348;
- One course on theoretical foundations for practice selected from PSY 279 or 282 (formerly 381);
- One course in developmental psychology selected from PSY 277, 278, or 386;
- One course relevant to diversity selected from PSY 276, 374, EDU 240 (Education and Culture), EST 123 (Introduction to Ethnic Studies), or GSS 171 (Gender, Power and Identity);
- One course in an area of practice or applied psychology selected from PSY 283 (formerly 377), 379, 382, 383, or relevant topics courses;
- Two elective courses in psychology;
- Capstone experience: PSY 395 or 483; and
- Three courses in the wider context selected from: ANT 101 (Cultural Anthropology); ECB 101 (Macroeconomics), 102 (Microeconomics); EDU 215 (Educational Psychology), 230 (Exceptional Learner), 240 (Education and Culture); EST 123 (Introduction to Ethnic Studies); PHI 202 (Ethics); POL 111, (Politics), 262 (American Politics), 282 (Public Policy); REL 222 (Religions of the World); SOC 101 (Sociological Thinking, 102 (Topics in Sociological Thinking), 273 (Families and Family Policy), 348 (Race and Ethnic Relations), 365 (Sexualities), 367 (Self and Identity); or GSS 171 (Gender, Power and Identity). Depending on the specific programs of students, other courses may be considered on a case by case basis.
This information is intended to reflect current program offerings. For official requirements and more information, current students should refer to the academic catalogue and major/minor checklist in effect at the time of their degree declaration.