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Psychology

EMPHASIS AREAS

Psychology majors may elect to choose a specific area of emphasis in their study. The areas of emphasis are Child Psychology, Mental Health Work, and Personnel Work.

Child Psychology
Emphasis is suitable for majors who plan to obtain an elementary teaching certificate, who plan a career in child care, or who plan to enter graduate training in developmental psychology.

Students in this emphasis should take the following:
PSYC 203 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 210 Child Psychology
PSYC 213 Behavior Modification
PSYC 232 Educational Psychology
PSYC 302 Psychological Testing

Mental Health Work
Emphasis is suitable for majors who plan to work in a mental health setting after graduation.

Students in this emphasis should take the following:
PSYC 203 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 205 Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy
PSYC 213 Behavior Modification
PSYC 231 Psychology of Personality
PSYC 302 Psychological Testing
and an internship in mental health in the May Term of the senior year.

Personnel Work
Emphasis is suitable for those majors who plan to prepare for entry-level positions in personnel work.

Students in this emphasis should take the following:
PSYC 205 Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy
PSYC 231 Psychology of Personality
PSYC 302 Psychological Testing
BUAD 100 Introduction to Business
BUAD 200 Principles of Management
BUAD 202 Organizational Behavior
BUAD 302 Human Resource Management
and an internship in personnel work in the May Term of the senior year.