PSYCH 200

Applying to Graduate School

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Overview of graduate programs in psychology; preparing application materials, including the Graduate Record Examination. (GRE).

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 9: P, E, I (Pass-fail grade rule)

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1

Fixed

1

Fixed

1

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0

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4. Students write a statement of intent/interest

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to write a statement of intent/interest.Measurement: Writing assignment.

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2. Students identify appropriate graduate programs

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to identify appropriate graduate programs based on their academic record and relevant experiences.Measurement: Multiple choice tests, short essays.

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3. Solicit and obtain letters of recommendation

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to solicit and obtain letters of recommendation.Measurement: Writing assignment.

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1. Steps and timetable for applying to graduate school

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate an awareness of the steps and timetable associated with applying to graduate school.Measurement: Multiple choice tests, short essays.

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5. Students demonstrate knowledge of interviews

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate knowledge of what occurs during graduate school interviews. Measurement: Writing assignment.