Aug 07, 2020  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PSY 4440 - Senior Seminar in Psychology

Credits: 4 hrs
This course is designed to be a capstone course for senior psychology majors. It provides majors with opportunities to reflect on the science and profession of psychology as a whole, and to consider their future interests and direction. This course aims to address the professional development of students through critical thinking and application, communication and interpersonal skills, and information literacy and writing. Discussions include: graduate school in psychology, entry-level positions with a degree in psychology, how the field of psychological science is currently developing, and what issues and conflicts must be addressed if psychology is to maintain a viable and effective influence in society. Themes, topics, and activities will integrate the following: diversity in psychology, gender issues, multiculturalism, social responsibility, ethics, development of a personal philosophy, and the role of scientific psychology in society.
Pre-requisite(s): Minimum grade of “C” in both PSY 2430 , PSY 2440 ; 30 hours in Psychological Sciences; and senior status.