Educational Psychology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of psychology to the study of the behavior of individuals in the roles of teacher and learner, the nature and effects of learning environments, and the psychological effects of methods, resources, organization and non-school experience on the educational process. Includes instruction in learning theory, human growth and development, research methods, and psychological evaluation.

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Educational Psychology Major

What Courses Do Educational Psychology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Educational 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.

  • Counseling
  • Curriculum Development
  • Education
  • Ethics
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Research Methods