Our program provides students with a solid foundation in psychological and developmental theory along with an emphasis on experiential learning. This is a flexible program which prepares graduates for entry-level human services positions and for success in a variety of graduate programs such as social work, psychology, or counseling.
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates majoring in Applied Psychology and Human Services will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of and be able to articulate the research principles, concepts, and theories of psychology and human services.
Synthesize and apply research and theory to the practice of psychology and human services.
Acquire skills and behaviors necessary for obtaining employment and succeeding in the professional world.
Demonstrate knowledge of and adhere to the ethical and legal standards of the psychology and human services professions.
Minimum required credits for the program: 54 credits
Applied Psychology and Human Services majors are required to complete four (4) upper-level Psychology courses (12 credits) as well as the core courses required for the major. Students should work with their advisor to select courses consistent with individual career goals.