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2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.