The Educational Psychology emphasis provides learners with specific knowledge related to special needs and educational advocacy, in addition to child, adolescent, and family needs. This emphasis hones in on particular concepts, theories, and methodologies that are fundamental for working in the fields of education and social services. This emphasis also sets a solid foundation if learners want to pursue a master’s degree in teaching education but want job opportunities broadened by having degrees in two fields, rather than getting an undergraduate education degree.
Career Opportunities: Jobs include teacher’s aides and social service positions in the education and child welfare systems. Provides foundation for pursuing a master’s degree in teaching education.
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 360Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
APSY 440Child Psychology
APSY 445Adolescent Psychology
APSY 450Family Systems