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(Archive) Psychology (PSYC)

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 2000

Psychology (PSYC) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR BARBARA BREMER, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education

The Psychology major emphasizes the scientific study of psychology, including areas such as abnormal psychology, cognition, developmental psychology, learning theory, physiology, and social psychology. Knowledge of research methods and statistics are developed in the study of psychology.

Undergraduate Psychology students typically prepare for careers in human services fields, applied behavioral fields, or human resource management. The Psychology program is also designed to prepare students for graduate education.

Research is encouraged in the program. The curriculum is designed to develop analytical thinking and critical thought to accurately interpret research. In addition, applied or hands-on courses are available for students aiming to develop their clinical and counseling skills. Assisting faculty members in conducting research is strongly encouraged.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(See description of General Education Course Requirements in front of Bulletin) (Sem: 1-4)

Semester 1-4 completed at another location.

ELECTIVES: 20 credits
11 credits 100-200 level (Sem: 1-4)
9 credits 300-400 level (Sem: 5-8)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 56 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (11 credits)
PSYC 412 (3), 450 (4), 451W(4) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (24 credits)
Select 9 credits from: PSYC 402 (3), 405 (3), 415 (3), 482 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits from: PSYC 424 (3), 425 (3), 427 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 9 credits from: PSYC 395 (1-18), 400 (3), 402 (3), 403 (3), 405 (3), 406 (3), 409 (3), 415 (3), 421 (3), 424 (3), 425 (3), 427 (3), 465 (3), 470 (3), 471 (3), 482 (3), 492 (3), 494 (1-12), 496 (1-18), 497 (1-9)
SCLSC 470 (3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES (21 credits)
Select 3 credits in 100 level general psychology (Sem: 1-4)
Select 6 credits in 300-400 level social science: AFRAS, BESC, SCLSC, or SOCIO (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits 300-400 level from Sch. of Public Affairs (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits 300-400 level from Sch. of Humanities (Sem: 5-8)


The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 1998

Review Date: 7/1/98

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