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Psychology: Youth and Family Studies

 

In the Youth and Family Studies program students are helped to obtain employment in various agencies and institutions that assist youth and/or families. They are trained to utilize compassion, gifts, and talents in a lay ministry to churches and church-based organizations. Students are also coached in developing seminars, political interests, or programs that directly benefit youth and families.

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Major
Minor

Major in Youth and Family Studies (36)

Specific Requirements (12)
PS243 Community Agency Counseling (3)
PS244 Youth & Adolescent Pathology (3)
PS353 Psychology of Addiction (3)
PS373 Marriage and the Family (3)

Core Requirements for all Psychology Majors (24)
PS203 General Psychology (3)
PS223 Lifespan Development* (3)
PS323 Psychology & Christianity (3)
PS371 Practicum: Counseling Psychology I (1)
PS383 Counseling I (3)
PS303 Social Psychology (3)
PS431 Senior Seminar (1)
PS473 Dispute Resolution (3)
PS482-486 Internship** (4)
or
PS391-2 Practicum III: Personnel Management** (4)
SS303 Social Science Research Methods (3)
*Not required in Industrial/Organizational Major (21)
**Can be repeated for additional credit (2)

Total Degree Requirements for this Major (128)

Minor in Youth and Family Studies (19)

Minors must be taken in conjunction with a major to satisfy requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

PS2O3 General Psychology (3)
PS223 Lifespan Development (3)
PS243 Community Agency Counseling (3)
PS244 Youth & Adolescent Pathology (3)
PS323 Psych & Christianity (3)
PS363 Group Dynamics (3)
PS371 Practicum: Counseling Psychology I (1)

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