Community Psychology

General

Program Title

Community Psychology

Degree Designation

BS

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

This program offers students the opportunity to develop combinations of courses in particular areas of psychology in order to meet special academic or career needs. Students may select courses related to the sub-fields of psychological services, education, behavior analysis, chemical dependency and community counseling. Coursework is designed to prepare students for graduate work in psychology and related disciplines. Students are also prepared for bachelor-level employment in psychological and human service settings.

College/School

School of Health and Human Services

Status

Active

Requirements

Program Requirements (51 credits)

51 credits: course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, and course or course, and course or course or course.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing course.

Notes

A minimum program GPA of 2.5 and at least 60 earned credits are required to register for course. A minimum program GPA of 2.5 is required to register for internship (course).

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Students will be able to apply professional ethical standards to ethical decision making within community psychology practice.

Outcome

Students will be able to apply individual and group helping skills when working with others in a professional setting

Outcome

Students will be able to produce a professional paper using APA standards

Outcome

Students will be able to evaluate how culture impacts the helping process and be able to employ their knowledge to provide culturally competent services within community psychology practice

Outcome

Students will be able to examine various research methodologies and be able to evaluate research results and apply knowledge gained from research to community psychology practice

Outcome

Students will be able to apply psychological theory to current best practices in community psychology

Outcome

Students will be able to apply development theory to current best practices in community psychology

Degree Maps

Major Code

8005

Program Code

2831