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Psychology: one of the most demanding subjects in USA

Psychology is the study of human behavior while incorporating the use of statistics, biology, neuroscience, culture, and/or health into its theories. A degree in psychology can prepare you for professions in business, social work, counseling, research, or education.

Students pursuing an undergraduate program in psychology may receive a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Science (BS) in Psychology. Both the BA and BS degrees provide well-rounded academic programs, including general education course requirements in social science and humanities for the BA degree and hard or natural sciences for the BS degree. A sample of courses available at the undergraduate level includes Social Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Alcohol and Addictions, Qualitative Research Methods, Statistical Analyses, Cognitive Psychology, and Child Development.

Students pursuing a graduate program in psychology may earn a Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS) or Doctoral degree (PhD) in Psychology. Degree titles vary by institution and academic program. Graduate students usually will choose among a variety of degree concentrations in the field of psychology such as Clinical, Counseling, Child Development, Cross-Cultural, Spiritual, Health, School, Industrial-Organizational, Neurology, Social, and Experimental Psychology. A sample of courses available at the graduate level include Judgment and Decision Making, Statistics, Moral Thinking, Introductory Practicum, Advanced Practicum, Psychodiagnostic Interview, Evolution, Culture, and Behavior, and Mathematical Foundations for Language and Communication Studies.

Occupations in Psychology:
With a degree in psychology, consider your professional opportunities as a School Therapist, Researcher, Professor, Business Consultant, Social Worker, Psychiatrist, and Psychologist. It is one of the most demanding subjects.

Associations and Organizations Affiliated with the Study of Psychology: Scholarly Journals Related to the Study of Psychology: American Psychologist, Behavioral Neuroscience, Health Psychology, Motivation and Emotion, Organizational Research Methods, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, Personal Relationships, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, and Social Psychology Quarterly.
Published date : 06 Apr 2012 05:38PM

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