Community Psychology Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply psychological principles to the analysis of social problems, and the implementation of intervention strategies for addressing these problems. Includes instruction in social ecology, primary and secondary prevention of social pathologies, social intervention strategies and tactics, large group counseling, social services systems behavior, creating settings, cultural stress, and the dynamics of social change.

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Community Psychology Major

What Courses Do Community Psychology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Community 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.

  • Social Ecology
  • Social Pathology
  • Social Services

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