Educational Psychology

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.

Coursework15 units
APSY 360
Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
3
APSY 440
Child Psychology
3
APSY 445
Adolescent Psychology
3
APSY 450
Family Systems
3
APSY 460
Motivation
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.