Southern Polytechnic State University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology provides students a program of study in modern psychology. Specifically, the program embraces a strong international component with a multi-disciplinary curriculum that provides a balanced, career-based education in psychology with a wide range of skills and practical knowledge. The concentrations offered cover the subject matter from seventeen major subfields coupling science and practice. This broad spectrum provides a rich context so that students who complete the program have the knowledge, skills, and real-world context to be productive and flexible in a rapidly changing workplace.
Career opportunities for graduates with a B.S. in Psychology include: employment counselors, corporate counselor trainees, interviewers, personnel analysts, systems analysts, rehabilitation assistants, mental health assistants, probation officers and writers. Additionally, training in the development of research and writing skills will open opportunities in profit/non-profit business settings, public affairs, public health, sales and administrative support.
The concentrations offered are:
-- Engineering Psychology (involves the science of applying an understanding of human behavior interacting with the design of systems and products that improve human performance)
-- Industrial/Organizational Psychology (involves the science of applying an understanding of human behavior with improving productivity and the workplace quality)
-- Clinical and Counseling Psychology (involves the science of applying an understanding of human behavior with an emphasis on mental disorders and their treatment)
Curriculum for the Psychology Major effective Fall 2013
Curriculum for the Psychology Minor effective Fall 2013