2831 - Community Psychology

General

Program Title
Community Psychology
Degree Designation
BS
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.
Department(s)
Community Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy
College/School
School of Health and Human Services
Status
Active

Requirements

Credits: 51

Program Requirements

"51 credits: PSY 115, CPSY 101, CPSY 262, CPSY 280, CPSY 323, CPSY 325, CPSY 330, STAT 219, CPSY 376, CPSY 428, CPSY 433, CPSY 437, CPSY 444, CPSY 419, and CPSY 384 or CPSY 438, and CPSY 327 or CPSY 434 or CPSY 439."

Electives

Admission To Teacher Education: 0

Upper Division Writing Met

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing CPSY 376.

Admissions Requirements

    Notes

    A minimum program GPA of 2.5 and at least 60 earned credits are required to register for CPSY 325. A minimum program GPA of 2.5 is required to register for internship (CPSY 444).

    See program website for additional information.

    Learning Outcomes

    Objective
    Students will be able to apply professional ethical standards to ethical decision making within community psychology practice.
    Objective
    Students will be able to apply individual and group helping skills when working with others in a professional setting
    Objective
    Students will be able to produce a professional paper using APA standards
    Objective
    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
    Objective
    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
    Objective
    Students will be able to apply psychological theory to current best practices in community psychology
    Objective
    Students will be able to apply development theory to current best practices in community psychology

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