Clinical Counseling and Applied Psychology Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of clinical psychology, involving the analysis, diagnosis, and clinical treatment of psychological disorders and behavioral pathologies. Includes instruction in clinical assessment and diagnosis, personality appraisal, psychopathology, clinical psychopharmacology, behavior modification, therapeutic intervention skills, patient interviewing, personalized and group therapy, child and adolescent therapy, cognitive and behavioral therapy, supervised clinical practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations.

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Clinical Counseling and Applied Psychology Major

What Courses Do Clinical Counseling and Applied Psychology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Clinical Counseling and 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.

  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Ethics
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology