2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts in Social Psychology

30 credits

The MA program in social psychology is designed to give students a strong background for entry into professions such as junior college teaching, or program evaluation and personnel work in schools, industry, and other organizations; it also may lead to further graduate study in a doctoral program. The MA in social psychology can be of great value in support of careers in education, counseling, social work, criminology, anthropology, special education, and personnel work.

Degree requirements

General Concentration, 30 credits

Social Psychology

Four courses from

SOPS 610Social Psychology

3

SOPS 615Social Cognition

3

SOPS 620/SOPS 610Group Dynamics

3

SOPS 640/SOPS 610Social Psychology of Attitudes

3

SOPS 655Counseling Applications of Social Psychology

3

SOPS 660Contemporary Social Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Educational Psychology

One course from

EDPS 641Introduction to Statistical Methods

3

EDPS 642Analysis of Variance

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Counseling Psychology

CPSY 653Research Methods in Counseling and Social Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Directed electives from

ANTH, CPSY, EDPS, PSYS, SOC, SOPS, THES; professionalization of a teaching major; or minors and electives

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 30