M.S. in Psychology - General Psychology Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
Foundations in Research
PSY 510Graduate Research in Psychology3
PSY 601Introduction to Statistics/Research Methods3
PSY 602Advanced Statistical Methods3
PSY 524Psychometrics: Measurement and Evaluation3
PSY 600Research Report3
Core Foundations in Psychology9
Select 9 credits of the following:
Sensory and Perceptual Processes
Learning And Cognition
Psychology Of Personality
Multicultural Psychology
Organizational Psychology
Psychopharmacology
History and Systems of Psychology
Biological Bases of Behavior
Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior
Developmental Bases of Behavior
Advanced Social Psychology
Advanced Health Psychology
Adult Psychopathology
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
Electives12
Select 12 credits chosen from within the core courses listed above, from courses outside of psychology (with permission of program advisor), or from the following list:
Thesis
Issues in Autism: Diagnosis and Behavioral Treatments
Human Sexual Behavior
Interpersonal Relationships within Groups
Psychology Of Women
Psychology & Training
Ethics and Professional Skills in Organizational Practice
Applied Psychology Practicum
Workplace Stress and Health
Introduction to People Analytics
Eating Disorders
Topical Seminar in Psychology
Psychotherapy I: Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
Program Evaluation
Community Interventions
Clinical Neuropsychology
Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
Infant Mental Health
Trauma and Treatment
Trauma Interventions for Children and Adolescents
Ecological Contexts of Trauma
Total Minimum Credits Required36

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Applied Track

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
PSY 601 Introduction to Statistics/Research Methods 3
Core Foundation Course 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits9
Spring
PSY 510 Graduate Research in Psychology 1 3
PSY 602 Advanced Statistical Methods 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
 Credits9
Summer
PSY 524 Psychometrics: Measurement and Evaluation 2 3
 Credits3
Year Two
Fall
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
 Credits6
Spring
PSY 600 Research Report 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
 Credits9
 Total Credits36

Thesis Track

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
PSY 510 Graduate Research in Psychology 1 3
PSY 601 Introduction to Statistics/Research Methods 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
 Credits9
Spring
PSY 600 Research Report 1 3
PSY 602 Advanced Statistical Methods 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
 Credits9
Summer
PSY 524 Psychometrics: Measurement and Evaluation 2 3
 Credits3
Year Two
Fall
PSY 610 Thesis 1 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
 Credits6
Spring
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
Core Foundation Course or Free Elective 3
 Credits9
 Total Credits36