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Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychological Science, B.A.

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Psychological Science

Sara Levine    
Associate Professors
Assistant Professors
John Hancock Cheryl Armstrong Christopher Adams
Peter Hogan Daneen Deptula Darlene (Lena) Ficco
Sara Levine Laura Garofoli Michael Hove
Jannette McMenamy Cheryl Goldman  
Thomas Schilling Hildur Schilling  

Objectives for the Program in Psychological Science

The goal of the Psychological Science Program is to educate students in the scientific study of the mind and human behavior. The program combines theoretical, methodological, and applied topics enabling students to acquire knowledge and skills that enrich their personal lives, work careers, and future academic pursuits. The Psychological Science program has particular strengths in cognitive psychology, counseling/clinical psychology, school psychology, and industrial/organizational psychology and offers specialized concentrations in Cognitive Science and Applied Psychology.

Bachelor of Art students are required to have foreign language proficiency at the intermediate level.

Psychological Science

Two concentrations are available to any student majoring in Psychological Science, a concentration in Cognitive Science and a concentration in Applied Psychology, however it is not necessary for students to pursue a concentration in order to fulfill the requirements of the Psychological Science Major. The concentration is a special option available for students with specific interests in the fields of cognitive science or applied psychology.

Prerequisites for the Major in Psychological Science

Requirements for the Major in Psychological Science


University Listening and Speaking requirement may be fulfilled by PSY 2370 , HMSV 2500 , SPCH 1000 , SPCH 1100 , SPCH 1400 , SPCH 1600  or SPCH 2600  

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