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Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Applied Psychology & Human Relations/Counseling, BA/MS


Are you fascinated by human behavior? Interested in helping others improve their lives? Our accelerated dual-degree program in Applied Psychology and Human Relations, B.A. and Counseling, M.S. will nurture your passion for people through the application of scientific methods and counseling skills.

After completing 78 undergraduate credits, you may apply for this 152-credit program. To qualify for acceptance into this dual-degree program, you must have an overall QPA of at least 3.0, a QPA of at least 3.3 in the Applied Psychology and Human Relations major, one semester of psychology practicum, and two letters of recommendation from your psychology professors.

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APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN RELATIONS/COUNSELING
Bachelor of Arts/Master of Science in Counseling (PLV)
Credits
UNIVERSITY CORE
60
Must include PSY 110 and PSY 111
MAJOR COURSES
47
The incorporated graduate courses can be taken only in the fall and spring semesters of the senior year. (Graduate courses are in bold lettering.)
Required Courses: (29 credits)
PSY 306 Psychological Testing (3)
PSY 313 Research Methodology (3)
PSY 232 Group Relations & Interviewing Techniques (3)
or
PSY 337 Introduction to Psychological Counseling (3)
PSY 391-392 Practicum in Psychology (8)
PSY 672 Psychopathology and Personality Disorders (3) (fall, fourth year)
PSY 630 Counseling Theories and Techniques I (3) (fall, fourth year)
PSY 652 Developmental Psychology and Family Systems (3) (spring, fourth year)
PSY 631 Counseling Theories and Techniques II (3) (spring, fourth year)
Major Electives: (18 credits)
SIX courses, three from Group I and three from Group II
(or Group I).
GROUP I
PSY 205 Statistics in Psychology, Education, and Allied Fields (4)
PSY 302 Child Psychology (3)
PSY 303 Adolescent Psychology (3)
PSY 304 Social Psychology (3)
PSY 307 Psychology of Personality (3)
PSY 308 History and Systems of Psychology (3)
PSY 311 Physiological Psychology (3)
PSY 314 Psychology of Creative Thinking (3)
PSY 317 Problem Solving and Critical Thinking in Psychology (3)
PSY 320 Abnormal Psychology I (3)
PSY 321 Abnormal Psychology II (3)
PSY 323 Psychology of Learning (3)
PSY 499 The Senior Year Experience in Human Relations and Psychology (3)
GROUP II
PSY 201 Psychology of Business and Industry (3)
PSY 215 Psychology of Cultural Diversity (3)
PSY 227 Psychology of Women (3)
PSY 231 Psychology of Death and Dying (3)
PSY 232 Group Relations and Interviewing Techniques (3)
PSY 234 Human Sexual Behavior (3)
PSY 241 Psychology of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (3)
PSY 256 Psychology of Personal Adjustment (3)
PSY 275 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3)
PSY 318 Psychological Bases for Critical Thinking (3)
PSY 337 Introduction to Psychological Counseling (3)
PSY 396 Special Topics in Psychology (3)
OPEN ELECTIVES
21
TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE CREDITS
128
TOTAL GRADUATE CREDITS
24
(For graduate courses in counseling, please consult the Graduate Catalog of the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.)
TOTAL CREDITS B.A. + M.S.
152

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