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Department of Psychology

Community Psychology Minor

 

Our minor in Community Psychology provides students with an understanding of the individual in the context of his/her community, and the theories of assessment and evaluation of community-based programs and agencies. This minor consists of 21 credits, and requires a practicum in psychology or sociology which must be approved by the Department of Psychology.

 

Community Psychology Minor

21 credits

 

(credit hours shown in parentheses)

 

One of the following:

Introduction to Psychology* (3)

Introduction to Sociology* (3)

 

One of the following:

Introduction to Social Research (3)

Research Methods (3)

 

Each of the following:

Social Psychology (3)

Community Psychology (3)

Practicum** (3)

Social Welfare Policy and Social change (3)

 

One of the following:

World Justice Systems (3)

Community Services for Individual and Family (3)

Abnormal Psychology (3)

Counseling Theories (3)

Drug and Alcohol Addiction (3)

 

*Also meets general education requirements

**The practicum must be approved by the Department of Psychology


For a printable version of the curriculum requirements, check out our online Course Catalog.

 




 

 

How to Apply
To apply for admission to Messiah College, simply call and request an application at 1-800-233-4220 or apply online! Open House dates and major-specific events are scheduled throughout the year. Students may arrange for a variety of visit options to suit their interests and schedule.

 

Questions?

Contact Dr. John Bechtold;Department Chair

(717) 796-1800, ext. 7023

 

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