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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Psychology

Human Services Track

The purpose of this track is to prepare students for careers in human services. Students completing this track are not licensed (check the handouts available in the Psychology Department, or this link to careers in psychology written by Dr. Margaret Lloyd at Psychwww.com.) Those interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychology or a career in medicine are advised to follow either the natural science or the social science track.

The human services track differs from the other tracks because human services students are required to take:

Otherwise, the requirements for the B.S. in Psychology are the same.

12 Required Psychology Courses

____1. General Psychology (101)
____2. Statistics (304)
____3. Research Methods (306)
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____11. Laboratory Course
____12. Internship Course

(Remember that one of the above courses must be from Group A, two must be from Group B, and three must be from the Human Services Group.)

Human Services Group
235 - Human Sexuality
238 - Gender, Sex Diff & Sim
300 - Practicum
346 - Childhood Psychopathology
348 - Adolescence
349 - Maturity and Aging
356 - Consumer Psychology
362 - Industrl./Organizatnl
368 - Counseling
373 - Health Psychology
374 - Community Psychology
375 - Addiction

 

A Group Lectures
240 - Psyc/Bio Perception
250 - Cognitive Psychology
251 - Learning & Behavior
279 - Judgment and Decision-Making
301 - Comparative Psych
305 - Brain & Behavior
307 - Psych of Language

A Group Labs
311 - Psychobiology
314 - Exp Psyc: Cognitive
316 - Exp Psyc: Sens/Percept

B Group Lectures
273 - Developmental
275 - Social
331 - Abnormal
338 - Personality

B Group Labs
310 - Program Evaluation
315 - Tests & Measurements
318 - Developmental Lab
321 - Social Lab
325 - Exp Personality






Ancillary Mathematics Courses

____1. Mathematics
____2. Mathematics

Two mathematics courses are required and may be chosen from: MATH 108, 117, 118, 131, 132, 141, 142, 161, 162; COMP 125, 170, 211; STAT 103 (strongly recommended), PSYC 381 (Statistics with Computers).

If PSYC 381 is chosen to count as an ancillary math course, it will not count as one of the 12 required psychology courses.

Psychology majors are exempt from the "Quantitative Literacy" area of the Core Curriculum.

Ancillary Social-Science Courses

____1. Social Science
____2. Social Science
____3. Social Science

Three social science courses in any combination from anthropology, criminal justice, economics, political science, social work or sociology.

Certain courses in business administration and education are also accepted, but check first with the psychology undergraduate program director. Students are encouraged to take courses with a human services emphasis.

Psychology majors in the human services track are exempt from the "Societal and Cultural Knowledge" area of the Core Curriculum.





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Psychology Department · 1032 W. Sheridan Road · Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.3001 · Fax: 773.508.8713

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