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Department of Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Clinical Concentration

 

Our B.A. in Psychology with a Clinical Concentration is ideal for students who think they may become counselors or seek an entry-level position in a counseling-related field. In this concentration, students take a specified 12 credits that provide a firm grounding in the basics of counseling.

 

 

Psychology Major, B.A

with Clinical Concentration

Introduction to Social Research (3)

Introduction to Psychology* (3)

Life Span Development (3)

Statistical Methods in Psychology (3)

Principles of Sociology (3)

 

One of the following:

Cognition (3)

Social Psychology (3)

 

One of the following:

Experimental Psychology (3)

Psychological Testing (3)

 

Each of the following:

History and Systems of Psychology (3)

Psychology Seminar (3)

Human Biology (4)*

 

Clinical Concentration

Group Dynamics (3)

Abnormal Psychology (3)

Counseling Theories (3)

Counseling Skills (3)

 

Three additional PSY elective credits

*Also meets general education requirements

 

 

Curriculum

For a printable version of the curriculum requirements and the types of courses you would be taking as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Counseling Concentration, visit our Online Course Catalog.

(Course catalog and major brochure include PDF files. Click here for the Adobe® PDF Reader®)

Recommended course sequence for Psychology B.A. with Clinical Concentration


 

 

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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