Applied Developmental Psychology Major, Bachelor of Science (BS)
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Developmental Psychology prepares students for entry-level work and graduate study in a variety of developmental and human service careers. The program covers basic areas of human developmental psychology across the life span with a special focus on processes and principles of developmental change. Elective packages may be chosen to focus preparation toward attainment of individual student objectives such as child development interventions, pre-counseling, graduate study and others.
|CSBS 320||INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES||5|
|PSYC 305||CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT||4|
|PSYC 306||ADULT DEVELOPMENT||4|
|PSYC 307||PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT||5|
|PSYC 309||SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY||5|
|PSYC 315||PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS||4|
|PSYC 320||DEVELOPMENTAL THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS||4|
|PSYC 324||CONDITIONING AND LEARNING||4|
|PSYC 402||BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION||4|
|Focus Experience–Students must complete 4 credits of Field Study. Students may continue Field Study for a second quarter and a total of 8 credits. Students who do not enroll for a second quarter of Field Study must complete four additional credits of PSYC 498 and/or PSYC 499.||8|
|FIELD STUDY IN CHILD ISSUES AND PROBLEMS|
|FIELD STUDY IN ADOLESCENT ISSUES AND PROBLEMS|
|FIELD STUDY IN ADULT ISSUES AND PROBLEMS|
|Senior Capstone: choose one||4 - 6|
|INTERDISCIPLINARY SR CAPSTONE|
|SENIOR CAPSTONE: THE TRADITION OF PSYCHOLOGY|
|SENIOR CAPSTONE: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY SENIOR SEMINAR|
|SENIOR CAPSTONE: MINDS AND VINES: PSYCHOLOGY OF WINE|
|SENIOR THESIS (by faculty invitation)|
|PSYC 314||TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS||5|
|PSYC 344||INTRODUCTION TO THE HELPING PROFESSIONS||4|
|PSYC 476||CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE||4|
|or PSYC 302||ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY|
|PSYC 483||GROUP DYNAMICS||5|
|Additional Recommended Course|
|BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BEHAVIOR|
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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- develop ethical and evidence-derived decision-making;
- use APA style effectively in empirically based reports, literature reviews and theoretical papers;
- recognize and understand major perspectives of psychology;
- evaluate the appropriateness of design, statistical analyses and conclusions derived from psychological research;
- demonstrate understanding of psychological phenomena from a life-span perspective.