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Psychology

Geneva’s psychology program is comprehensive, providing the content that students need to successfully enter into graduate school. The academic curriculum combines theory and research with the methodology of experimental psychology, all within the context of a Christian understanding.

Geneva’s program is comprehensive, preparing students in the areas of human development, social psychology, statistics, experimental methods, motivation, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, personality, biological bases and cognitive psychology. Additionally, seniors participate in seminar, which provides the opportunity to prepare for graduate school or professional careers.

Program Requirements:
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 202 Biological Bases of Behavior 3
PSY 205 Psychological Statistics 4
PSY 206 Orientation to Psychology 3
PSY 207 Research Methods in Psychology 3
PSY 250 Life Span Development 3
PSY 325 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSY 404 Personality Psychology 3
PSY 408 Social Psychology 3
PSY 411 History and Theories of Psychology 3
PSY 425 Senior Seminar - Pre-professional 3
HSV 202 Human Diversity 3
Two courses from:
PSY 260 Tests and Measures 3
PSY 313 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 320 Conditioning and Learning 4
PSY 326 Emotion and Memory 3
PSY 329 Lab - Basic Processes 3
One course from:
PSY 229 Lab - Developmental   3
PSY 251 Child Development  3
PSY 252  Adolescent Development 3
PSY 253 Adulthood and Aging  3
One course from:
PSY 405 Psychology of Gender 3
PSY 206 Psychology of Prejudice 3
PSY 429 Lab - Social 3
PSY 423/424 Psychology Research Literature/Applied Psychology Research 1/2
PSY 250 Special Topics in Psychology 3

 

Point of Excellence

Among a recent sampling of chemistry graduates, 83% were able to work in an internship or research experience during college years, and 100% had employment in their field or were accepted into graduate school within three months of graduation.

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