Community Concentration, Psychology (BA)

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Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
PSY 354COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY 14
PSY 356PRINCIPLES OF FIELD RESEARCH AND ACTION (spring/junior year)4
PSY 359FIELD WORK IN COMMUNITY RESEARCH AND ACTION (taken twice: autumn/senior year and winter/senior year)4

There are general areas that community psychology covers: social bases of behavior, social justice, diversity, human development, and public policy. We encourage you to keep these in mind when selecting the final four electives. Make sure to reach out to your advisor as soon as possible to help you plan your curriculum.

Students interested in trauma studies are highly encouraged to take: PSY 372 and PSY 378 as two of the four of their psychology electives.

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Applications

Applications to the community concentration are due February 18th (winter quarter) of the applicant's junior year.