Orientation to the Psychology Major
Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Overview of curriculum and major requirements, faculty research programs and specialties, campus resources, and career possibilities.
Fall and Winter
Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)
1. Familiarity with curriculum
Students will demonstrate familiarity with the undergraduate psychology curriculum and requirements of the psychology major in terms of the American Psychological Association standards and their implementation at BYU. Measurement: In-class quizzes from assigned textbook reading; individual exams that apply the reading personally.
2. Occupational and academic opportunities
Students will classify the major post-baccalaureate occupational and academic opportunities available to psychology majors. Measurement: In-class quizzes from assigned textbook reading; individual exams that apply the reading personally. Design, production, and presentation of a poster that describes an opportunity of interest.
3. Students develop a personal plan
Students will develop a personal plan for transitioning from student to career professional. Measurement: Produce a personal plan in multiple drafts.