Aug 12, 2020  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology, BS


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Applied Psychology Major Requirements


Option in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counseling

The objectives of the program in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counseling:

  1. Prepare students for immediate employment upon graduation;
  2. Provide a service to the community for a problem that has gained national concern;
  3. Familiarize students with community, state, and federal agencies that aid individuals disabled by or dependent on alcohol or other substances;
  4. Train students to serve as alcoholism and drug abuse counselors by:
  5. encouraging their sensitivity to individuals disabled by or dependent on alcohol or other substances;
  6. providing an understanding of alcoholism and other addictions;
  7. providing an understanding of the effects of social factors such as socio-economic status and urban setting on alcohol abuse and other addictions;
  8. encouraging the development of general skills in counseling as well as specific skills in counseling individuals disabled by or dependent on alcohol or other substances of abuse;
  9. providing the student with the appropriate background in human psychological development, interviewing, learning, assessment and evaluation, behavior modification, abnormal psychology, and clinical psychology;
  10. ensuring that the student can prepare psychological reports and analyze statistical data.

Graduates in this program are eligible for equivalent credits for certification by the State of Maryland Board of Counseling Certification.

Level I (Freshman)


Fall Semester


Total Semester Credits: 16


Total Semester Credits: 15


Level II (Sophomore)


Level III (Junior)


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Level IV (Senior)


Fall Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Credits: 122


General Education Requirement

University Graduation Requirement

Major Course 

or any 2 part 200 level History or any ENGL 200 level or above 

BIOL 101  or BIOL 107  or CHEM 101  or PHSC 101  or PHSC 103  

PHIL 103  or PHIL 102  

or IDIS 103  or any Foreign Language or ART 105  or MUSC 201  or DANC 226  or THEA 211 

or any 3 credit Health course, or SPCH 202  or SPCH 204  or GEOG 102  

General Elective - any University course 

Program Elective - any non-required course within the discipline

NOTE: Please consult a program advisor to discuss course options.

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