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Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology / Counseling, BA/MS


Psychologists study the complex world of human nature scientifically, through testing hypotheses about behavior, thoughts, and feelings. Our accelerated dual-degree program - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Science in Counseling – offers qualified students the opportunity to apply the scientific knowledge they’ve learned to human relationships in the areas of general counseling, substance abuse counseling, and loss and grief counseling.

Early in their first year of study interested students should meet with a department advisor for details about this accelerated program.

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PSYCHOLOGY/COUNSELING
Bachelor of Arts/Master of Science in Counseling (PLV)
Credits
UNIVERSITY CORE
60
Must include PSY 110, 111
MAJOR COURSES (46 credits)
42
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:
(33 credits)
PSY 205 Statistics in Psychology and Allied Fields (4)
PSY 308 History and Systems of Psychology (3)
PSY 311 Physiological Psychology (3)
PSY 323 Psychology of Learning (3)
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: (9 credits)
Three courses must be taken from the following list:
PSY 302 Child Psychology (3)
PSY 304 Social Psychology (3)
PSY 306 Psychological Testing (3)
PSY 307 Psychology of Personality (3)
PSY 320 Abnormal Psychology (3)
PSY 391 Psychology Practicum I (4)
PSY 499 Senior Year Experience (3)
OPEN ELECTIVES
26
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: BA + MS
152

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