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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 518
Title Professional Development in Psychology
Credits 1.5
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2061 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 F 10:50am - 12:05pm MH-249E Teresa M Lyons

Description

This course will expose students to professional development issues within psychology. Through readings, assignments, and guest speakers, students will explore topics such as: ethics and values in psychology; informed decision-making about coursework; opportunities at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels; allied professions; how to pursue and fund graduate study; careers in psychology and psychology?s value to other careers; and graduate school culture and expectations. Limited to psychology majors for free elective credit only. This course will be graded Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: PSY101, PSY major, minimum of 18 credits in Psychology.