Applied Psychology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of psychological theories and methods to real-world settings and problems, such as business and industry, government, education, military, and community settings. Includes instruction in applications of psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling, human factors, research methods and statistics, and program evaluation.

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Applied Psychology Major

What Courses Do Applied Psychology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Applied Psychology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Behavior
  • Ethics
  • Law
  • Psychology