Psychology as a Profession and Practice

This course will introduce students to traditional and emerging applied areas in psychology, with the goal of increasing students' knowledge about how psychological information is used to impact people’s lives. In addition, students will learn how psychological knowledge can be applied in ways that allow us to better understand the individual and the broader social world. Finally, students will explore possible career paths in psychology and learn how to best prepare themselves for a career in psychology or related fields post-graduation.