Clinical Psychology

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.

Coursework15 units
APSY 400
Introduction to Clinical Psychology
3
APSY 425
Crisis Counseling and Intervention
3
APSY 450
Family Systems
3
APSY 455
Conflict Management
3
APSY 480
Group Processes
3
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.