Psychology

Phone: 262-472-1026 E-Mail: psychology@uww.edu

Faculty: Barbara Beaver, Gregory Cook, Joan Littlefield Cook (Chairperson), Kimberly Knesting-Lund, Carolyn Morgan, Christine Neddenriep, Heather Niemeier, Cliff O'Beirne, Elizabeth Olson, Tracey Scherr, Daniel Stalder, Meg Waraczynski, Shen Zhang.

Psychological science seeks answers to myriad questions about human thought, emotion and behavior. Psychology majors will receive fundamental training in psychological methodologies and will become acquainted with a wide variety of psychological topics, including the relationship between physiology and behavior, the processes through which people acquire and use information, and the factors that influence social, emotional, and cognitive development in both adaptive and maladaptive directions.

The Psychology Department offers students several options for planning their college career. The psychology major prepares students with a broad education, flexible outlook, and essential skills - including critical thinking, writing, data-driven decision making, and problem solving - for employment in various business and social services settings. The psychology major curriculum also allows students to consider graduate programs in psychology. In particular, the Scientist-Practitioner Graduate School Preparation Emphasis is especially designed for students anticipating graduate study in practice-related fields such as clinical psychology, counseling psychology, and school psychology. The Psychological Sciences Graduate School Preparation Emphasis is especially designed for students anticipating graduate study in fields such as social psychology, developmental psychology, and cognitive psychology.

MAJORS/EMPHASES

PSYCHOLOGY (BA/BS)

MAJOR - 35 UNITS

1. PSYCH 211

2. PSYCH 215

3. PSYCH 216

4. CHOOSE 1 COURSE FROM EACH OF 2 GROUPS BELOW:

GRP 1: PSYCH 301

GRP 2: PSYCH 303, OR PSYCH 351

GRP 3: PSYCH 305

5. CHOOSE 1 COURSE FROM EACH OF 2 GROUPS BELOW:

GRP 1: PSYCH 304

GRP 2: PSYCH 331 or PSYCH 332

GRP 3: PSYCH 345

GRP 4: PSYCH 355

6. SELECT SUFFICIENT UNITS OF PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVES TO BRING TOTAL UNITS IN PSYCHOLOGY TO 35 (ELECTIVES MAY INCLUDE ANY UNUSED COURSES LISTED ABOVE)

MAJOR - WRITING & MATH - 5 UNITS

1. PSYCH 216

AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

Note: To declare the Scientist-Practitioner Graduate School Preparation Emphasis or Psychological Sciences Graduate School Preparation Emphasis, students must have a cumulative combined GPA and major GPA of at least 3.00 and GPA of at least 3.00 across PSYCH 211, 215, and 216. Students must maintain a 3.00 GPA overall and in the major to remain enrolled in and to graduate with these emphases.

SCIENTIST-PRACTITIONER GRADUATE SCHOOL PREPARATION EMPHASIS (BA/BS)

MAJOR - 56 UNITS

1. PSYCH 211

2. PSYCH 215

3. PSYCH 216

4. PSYCH 301, PSYCH 304, PSYCH 325, PSYCH 327, PSYCH 345, PSYCH 486

5. SELECT 2 COURSES FROM AMONG:

GROUP 1: PSYCH 305

GROUP 2: PSYCH 331 OR PSYCH 332

GROUP 3: PSYCH 303 OR PSYCH 351

GROUP 4: PSYCH 355

6. SELECT 6 TO 9 UNITS FROM PSYCH 407, PSYCH 440, PSYCH 444, PSYCH 480, PSYCH 489, PSYCH 494. SELECTIONS MUST BE APPROVED BY Advisor.

7. CAPSTONE REQUIREMENT: CAPSTONE PROPOSAL MUST BE APPROVED BY EMPHASIS COMMITTEE PRIOR TO BEGINNING COURSEWORK. SELECT 6-12 UNITS FROM EITHER OPTION A OR OPTION B:

OPTION A: PSYCH 394 AND/OR PSYCH 498 AND/OR PSYCH 498R AND/OR PSYCH 499

OPTION B: 6 UNITS OF PSYCH 387 AND 3-6 UNITS OF PSYCH 498

8. SELECT 0 TO 9 UNITS OF ELECTIVES. CHOICES MUST BE APPROVED BY Advisor AND EMPHASIS COMMITTEE AND ARE NOT RESTRICTED TO PSYCHOLOGY COURSE WORK.

 

A MINOR IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR.

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES GRADUATE SCHOOL PREPARATION EMPHASIS (BA/BS)

MAJOR - 56 UNITS

1. PSYCH 211

2. PSYCH 215

3. PSYCH 216

4. PSYCH 391

5. PSYCH 415

6. SELECT 5 COURSES FROM AMONG: PSYCH 301; PSYCH 303; PSYCH 304; PSYCH 305; PSYCH 331 OR PSYCH 332; PSYCH 351; PSYCH 355

7. SELECT 6 UNITS OF PSYCH 394 OR PSYCH 498 TO WORK WITH FACULTY Advisor ON CAPSTONE PROPOSAL

8. CAPSTONE REQUIREMENT: CAPSTONE PROPOSAL MUST BE APPROVED BY EMPHASIS COMMITTEE PRIOR TO BEGINNING COURSEWORK. SELECT 6-9 UNITS OF PSYCH 499.

9. SELECT 9 TO 12 UNITS OF ELECTIVES. CHOICES MUST BE APPROVED BY ADVISOR AND EMPHASIS COMMITTEE AND ARE NOT RESTRICTED TO PSYCHOLOGY COURSE WORK.

A MINOR IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

PSYCHOLOGY (BSE)

LICENSURE - 37 UNITS

1. SECNDED 466

2. EDFOUND 243 OR EDFOUND 445

3. EDFNDPRC 210

4. STUDENT TEACHING

A. SELECT 2 OR 12 UNITS FROM CIFLD 412

B. SELECT 2 0R 12 UNITS FROM CIFLD 414

5. SECNDED 430

6. EDFOUND 212 AND EDFOUND 425

7. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSE CIFLD 492

8. SPECED 205

UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS

1. PSYCH 216

MAJOR - 35 UNITS

1. PSYCH 211 AND PSYCH 215

2. PSYCH 216

3. PSYCH 301, PSYCH 303, PSYCH 304, PSYCH 331, PSYCH 345 AND PSYCH 355

4. PSYCH 305 OR PSYCH 351

5. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE PSYCHOLOGY UNITS

AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

SOCIAL STUDIES-BROADFIELD PSYCHOLOGY I EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 43-44 UNITS

1. SPECED 205

2. GEOGRPY 252 (GS) OR BIOLOGY 214 (GM) RLS

3. ECON 213

4. EDFOUND 243 OR EDFOUND 445

5. EDFNDPRC 210 AND EDFOUND 212

6. EDFOUND 425

7. SECNDED 466

8. SECNDED 430 AND CIFLD 492

9. ALTERNATE DIRECTED TEACHING: SELECT 2 UNITS FROM CIFLD 402 OR CIFLD 404

10. DIRECTED TEACHING: IF YOU HAVE TAKEN CIFLD 402 SELECT 12 UNITS OF CIFLD 414 OR IF YOU HAVE TAKEN CIFLD 404 SELECT 12 UNITS OF CIFLD 412

MAJOR - 55 UNITS

1. PSYCH 211 AND PSYCH 215

2. PSYCH 216

3. PSYCH 301, PSYCH 303, PSYCH 304, PSYCH 331, PSYCH 345 AND PSYCH 355

4. PSYCH 305 OR PSYCH 351

5. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE PSYCHOLOGY UNITS

6. SELECT 20 UNITS FROM ANTHROPOLOGY, ECONOMICS, GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE AND SOCIOLOGY EXCLUDING CORE COURSES

UNIQUE AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

1. PSYCH 216

MINORS/EMPHASES

PSYCHOLOGY

MINOR - 24 UNITS

1. PSYCH 211

2. PSYCH 215

3. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM PSYCH 301, PSYCH 303 OR PSYCH 305

4. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM PSYCH 304, PSYCH 331, PSYCH 332, PSYCH 345 OR PSYCH 355

5. SELECT 12 ELECTIVE PSYCHOLOGY UNITS TO BRING THE TOTAL TO 24 UNITS

PSYCHOLOGY FOR BUSINESS MAJORS

MINOR - 24 UNITS

1. PSYCH 211

2. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM PSYCH 301, PSYCH 303, PSYCH 305, PSYCH 351

3. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM PSYCH 304 , PSYCH 331, PSYCH 332, PSYCH 345 OR PSYCH 355

4. SELECT 12 UNITS OF ELECTIVES IN PSYCHOLOGY FROM THE PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT

PSYCHOLOGY FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION MAJORS

MINOR - 21 UNITS

1. PSYCH 211

2. PSYCH 215

3. PSYCH 216, PSYCH 332, PSYCH 345 AND PSYCH 355

4. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM PSYCH 301, PSYCH 303, PSYCH 305, PSYCH 351

Social Studies minor in elementary education curriculum: See L&S Interdepartmental section.



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