The Clinical Psychology emphasis is geared toward those interested in the mental health profession. Learners are effectively trained in psychological theory, concepts, and methodology in order to prepare them for a career in the clinical arena. Emphasis courses provide opportunity for practical application and building a critical skill set needed within this profession. Learners are prepared for graduate education if the desire is for licensure as a counselor through a master’s in counseling or psychology, as well as prepared for opportunities to work in the social service or mental health industries.
Career Opportunities: Pursue graduate education and licensure, or work in the social service or mental health industry in positions requiring counseling and assessment skills, such as residential counselors, intake specialists, etc.
This 15-unit emphasis may be paired with the following programs: B.A. in Applied Psychology, B.A. in Applied Studies, B.A. in Leadership, B.A. in Management, B.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Health Sciences, and B.S. in Information Systems.
APSY 400Introduction to Clinical Psychology
APSY 425Crisis Counseling and Intervention
APSY 450Family Systems
APSY 455Conflict Management
APSY 480Group Processes