To introduce the student to the principle areas of application of psychological research and theory.
Students will learn about historical and current trends in psychology in various areas of applied psychological research. They will also learn about the special theoretical and methodological issues faced in the application of nomothetic data and theory to specific problems and populations. Students will become familiar with the wide variety of traditional and emerging professional roles that exist in the applied specialties of psychology. They will become aware of and begin to understand careers in the health care, mental health, business, and design professions that are based on work in psychology. Students majoring in business, engineering, or design fields or contemplating careers in health-related fields, law, or business should gain a new and valuable perspective on their major fields.
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Note: All 300+ level PY courses require completion of 45 hours.