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Program for Psychology Education

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In addition to the professional education requirements, students pursuing licensure in the field of psychology (6-12) must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better. The psychology licensure program is designed for candidates who are completing initial licensure in another discipline and are interested in adding an endorsement in psychology. Such a program is intended to enhance the marketability of such candidates as well as to service the needs of area school districts.

  • PY 111 General Psychology, 3 hours
  • PY 243 Human Development, 3 hours
  • PY 251 Research Methods I, 4 hours
  • ED 416 Methods for Teaching Secondary School Psychology, 3 hours

Two courses from the following:

  • PY 234 Psychopathology, 3 hours
  • PY 236 Social Psychology, 3 hours
  • PY 238 Psychology of Personality, 3 hours
  • PY 258 Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 3 hours

One course from the following:

  • PY 346 Physiological Psychology, 4 hours
  • PY 352 Sensation and Perception, 4 hours
  • PY 358 Cognitive Psychology, 4 hours
  • PY 374 Learning and Behavior, 4 hours

One course from the following:

  • PY 382 Health Psychology, 3 hours
  • PY 385 Clinical and Counseling Psychology, 3 hours
  • PY 495 Selected Topics in Psychology, 3 hours

 Psychology Teacher Licensure Requirements Checklist