Applied Psychology and Human Relations Major, BA

Campus: NYC, Westchester


This program prepares students for graduate school in most applied psychology specialties (including counseling and clinical psychology) and for entry-level employment in many human services fields.

A prerequisite for this program is PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology which is taken as either a University Core Curriculum requirement or an Open Elective.

NYC Students

Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 44-55
Major Requirements - NYC 44
Open Electives 32-55
Total Credits 128

University Core Requirements (44-55 Credits)

See complete University Core requirements.

University Core
Complete University Core Requirements44-55
Total Credits44-55

Major Requirements (44 Credits)

Required 300-level Major Courses
PSY 304Social Psychology4
PSY 306Psychological Testing4
PSY 313Research Methodology4
PSY 332Group Relations and Interviewing Techniques4
PSY 337Introduction to Psychological Counseling4
PSY 375Lifespan Development Psychology4
PSY 391Practicum in Psychology I4
PSY 392Practicum in Psychology II4
Required Major Electives12
Select 12 credits of courses from the list below.
Psychology of Business and Industry
Statistics in Psychology and Allied Fields
Health Psychology
Psychology of Cultural Diversity
Psychology of Women
Psychology of Death and Dying
Psychology of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Child Psychology
Adolescent Psychology
Psychology of Personality
History of Psychology
Biological Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Psychological Bases for Critical Thinking
Abnormal Psychology I
Abnormal Psychology II
Psychology of Learning
Mentored Lab Class Semester 1
Mentored Lab Class Semester 2
Honors Project in Psychology
Independent Study in Psychology
Special Topics in Psychology
Total Credits44

Open Electives (32-55 Credits)

Open Electives
Select 32-55 credits 132-55
Total Credits32-55

PLV Students

Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 44-55
Major Requirements - PLV 46
Open Electives 32-55
Total Credits 128

University Core Requirements (44-55 Credits)

See complete University Core requirements.

University Core
Complete University Core Requirements44-55
Total Credits44-55

Major Requirements (46 Credits)

Required 300-level Major Courses
PSY 304Social Psychology4
PSY 306Psychological Testing4
PSY 313Research Methodology4
PSY 332Group Relations and Interviewing Techniques4
or PSY 337 Introduction to Psychological Counseling
PSY 375Lifespan Development Psychology4
PSY 391Practicum in Psychology I4
PSY 392Practicum in Psychology II4
Required Major Electives
Select any PSY 200/300 level courses 118
Total Credits46

Open Electives (32-55 Credits)

Open Electives
Select 32-55 credits 132-55
Total Credits32-55