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Applied Psychology and Human Relations Major, BA

(NYC, PLV)

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.

A prerequisite for this program is PSY 112 - Intro to Psychology (4 credits) which is taken as either a University Core Curriculum requirement or an Open Elective.

University Core – (44-55)

Major Courses – (NYC: 44 credits; PLV: 46 credits)

Required 300-level Major Courses

NYC students take all of the following 300-level major courses.

PLV students take either PSY 332 or PSY 337 and the other following 300-level major courses.

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

For PLV major: (18 credits): Any PSY 200/300-level courses not taken for Required Major credit.

For NYC major: (12 credits): Any PSY 200/300 level courses from the following list that were not taken for Required Major credit (12 credits):

 

To learn of other available electives, students should consult the department chairperson.

 

 

PSY 201Psychology of Business and Industry

3 - 4 credits

PSY 205Statistics in Psychology and Allied Fields

4 credits

PSY 209Health Psychology

3 credits

PSY 215Psychology of Cultural Diversity

3 credits

PSY 227Psychology of Women

3 credits

PSY 231Psychology of Death and Dying

3 credits

PSY 241Psychology of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

3 credits

PSY 302Child Psychology

3 credits

PSY 303Adolescent Psychology

3 credits

PSY 307Psychology of Personality

3 credits

PSY 308History of Psychology

4 credits

PSY 311Biological Psychology

4 credits

PSY 315Cognitive Psychology

4 credits

PSY 320Abnormal Psychology I

3 credits

PSY 321Abnormal Psychology II

3 credits

PSY 323Psychology of Learning

4 credits

PSY 327Mentored Lab Class Semester 1

3 credits

PSY 328Mentored Lab Class Semester 2

3 credits

PSY 375Lifespan Development Psychology

4 credits

PSY 390Honors Project in Psychology

3 - 6 credits

PSY 395Independent Study in Psychology

1 - 9 credits

PSY 396Special Topics in Psychology

3 credits

Note: PSY 390 and PSY 395 may be used for up to 3 credits, each, towards major electives.

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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