Applied Psychology and Human Relations Major, BA


This program prepares students for graduate school in most applied psychology specialties (including counseling and clinical psychology) and for entry-level employment in many human services fields.

University Core – (44-55)

Must include PSY 112 Intro to Psychology

Major Courses – (PLV: 46, NYC: 40-44)

Required Courses (28 credits for both PLV and NYC majors):

NYC students are required to take both PSY 332 and PSY 337 but not PSY 375 Lifespan Development.

PLV students are required to take either PSY 332 or PSY 337 and PSY 375 Lifespan Development.

PSY 304Social Psychology

4 credits

PSY 306Psychological Testing

4 credits

PSY 313Research Methodology

4 credits

PSY 332Group Relations and Interviewing Techniques

4 credits

PSY 337Introduction to Psychological Counseling

4 credits

PSY 375Lifespan Development Psychology

4 credits

PSY 391Practicum in Psychology I

4 credits

PSY 392Practicum in Psychology II

4 credits


Required Major Electives:

PLV major: Any six 200/300-level courses (18 credits)

NYC major: Any four or five courses on Dept. group lists but at least three courses from Group I (12-16 credits)

Open Electives – (32-55)

Includes UNV 101 - Freshman Seminar for first-year students and PSY 112 Intro to Psychology (4 credits) if not taken for University Core credit.

Total Credit Hours: 128

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