Recommendations for Courses to Pursue Careers and/or Graduate Study in Specific Subfields of Psychology
- For Clinical and Counseling Psychology, PY201: Social Psychology, and Group VI courses especially PY202: Psychopathology & PY323: Introduction to Counseling
- For Industrial/Organizational Psychology, PY262: I/O Psych or MG201: Organizational Behavior
- For Forensic Psychology, PY420: in Forensic Psychology, PY418 & PY419: in Forensic Psychology and courses in other departments such as SC332: The Sociology of Crime and Criminals , BL110: Introduction to Forensic Science
- For Developmental Psychology, Group IV classes
- For Cognitive Psychology, Group II classes
- For Social Psychology, Group V classes
- For Neuroscience, BL118, BL119, BL121 & BL126 (in lieu of BL105), Group III classes, consider taking BL403: Neurobiology with lab, BL452/453: General and Human Physiology and BL401: Endocrinology. For additional coursework, interested students should consider biology courses at Johns Hopkins (advanced neurobiology courses) that can be taken through the Baltimore Student Exchange Program for Loyola credit.
- For Social Work, Group V classes and courses in Sociology (SC214 Introduction to Social Work, SC 309 Child Welfare, as well as SC402 Social Work Practicum and Seminar)
- For students interested in Ph.D. programs, taking additional statistics courses, such as ST365, ST465, ST466, and ST472. Certainly pursuing a minor in statistics or mathematical sciences would be a wonderful addition as well.
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