Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The Psychology Department at Our Lady of the Lake University is nationally recognized for programs that prepare graduates to work in multicultural and dual-language settings.
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES The Our Lady of the Lake University Psychology Department is nationally recognized for degree programs that prepare graduates to work in multicultural and dual-language settings. The department offers a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and students can opt to earn biliterate certification. Students have the option of selecting a concentration in pre-counseling, research or a combination of both concentrations. • The pre-counseling concentration prepares students for entry level positions or graduate training in mental health and human service fields through the learning of basic counseling theories and techniques and application of these techniques in a clinical off campus practicum. • The research concentration prepares students for graduate training or entry level positions in psychological science through additional statistics coursework and conducting a research project with a faculty member or at a laboratory off campus. • The pre-counseling/research concentration provides experiential practica in both counseling and research and prepares students for graduate programs and careers that emphasize both science and mental health practice. Certificates In addition to the BA in psychology, the department offers a certificate in Violence Intervention and Prevention. Hands-on Experience Undergraduate psychology students have the opportunity to take part in a practicum at the University-operated Community Counseling Service. This campus-run clinic provides counseling to area residents and offers students real-world experience under the supervision of OLLU professors. Students also may opt to take a Research Practicum course in which they conduct research with a professor on campus or with a psychologist conducting research off-campus. Finally, some psychology students become involved with the McNair Scholars Program, which provides tremendous research opportunities and support for students who plan to pursue doctoral work. Psychology Honor Society/Organization Students have the opportunity to become involved in organizations just for psychology majors. The Psychology Department sponsors Psi Chi, the National Honor Society for Psychology majors and minors and the School Psychology Student Organization. OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 411 S.W. 24th Street, San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689 210-431-3961 or 1-800-436-OLLU firstname.lastname@example.org Apply online at www.ollusa.edu/Apply FACULTY THE UNIVERSITY Loranel Graham, PhD University of Louisville Professor Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, is a coeducational liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 2,800 students. A multicampus, regional university, OLLU has campuses in San Antonio, Houston and the Rio Grande Valley. Kathryn B. Anderson, PhD University of Missouri-Columbia Professor Debra Corey, PhD University of Texas at El Paso Assistant Professor Brenda Guerrero, PhD Bowling Green State University Professor John Gomez, PhD University of Michigan Professor The University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors, more than 12 master’s degree programs and two doctoral degree programs. Academic degree programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Leadership, the School of Professional Studies and the Worden School of Social Service. OLLU incorporates a technology-rich curriculum in all areas of study, and provides access to a wide variety of hightech resources. Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 300334097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 411 S.W. 24th Street, San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689 210-431-3961 or 1-800-436-OLLU email@example.com Apply online at www.ollusa.edu/Apply Dec. 2013