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PSY 119. Psychology as a Discipline and Profession

Credits: 1
Department: Psychology
Description: Explore academic and career options in psychology. Develop relevant personal, academic and career goals. Intended majors only.
Prerequisites: PSY 115
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
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Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply knowledge of psychology (e.g. decision strategies, life span processes, psychological assessment, and types of psychological careers) to formulating career choices.
2. Identify the types of academic experience and performance in psychology and the liberal arts that will facilitate entry into the work force, post-baccalaureate education, or both.
3. Describe preferred career paths in psychology based on accurate self-assessment of abilities, achievement, motivation, and work habits.
4. Identify and develop skills and experiences relevant to achieving selected psychology career goals.
5. Articulate importance of lifelong learning and personal flexibility to sustain personal and professional development in the field of psychology and related career areas.

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