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Psychology AT A GLANCE

neuroscience • counseling • phobias • empiricism scientific method • theories • mental health personality • nonverbal communication • cognition

Medaille College

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18 Agassiz Circle Buffalo, NY 14214 (716) 880-2200 www.medaille.edu

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A critical look into parapsychology and other pseudosciences. Specifically, this course will examine historical and current evidence given in the search for parapsychological phenomena such as extra sensory perception, telepathy, clairvoyance, and the validity of horoscopes. Also, current controversies in the psychological and medical literature will be addressed on such topics as repressed memories, multiple personality disorder, and touch therapy.

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PSY 379 PARAPSYCHOLOGY AND PSEUDOSCIENCE

510 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14202 (716) 886-8333 1(800) 528-1234 www.bestwestern.com

Are you interested in working with children? Consider including education or child development classes in your schedule. Do you have fascination with the legal system? Try working some criminal justice or philosophy credits into your academic plan. Whichever career path you choose to pursue, a Psychology degree gives you a solid foundation from which to explore your options.

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A core of 45 credits includes courses in basic psychology, statistics, and research methods, and 11 psychology elective courses. Though the curriculum intensively prepares students who want to continue for graduate work in psychology, the program also strongly emphasizes a knowledge of human behavior, leadership and motivation, along with advanced social skills, for successful careers.

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Knowing how humans behave, and what motivates us to act and to react, is a valuable tool. But psychology is more than just the study of the human mind and behavior. From historical and current theories, to rigorous training in methods and research, the Psychology degree prepares students for graduate work in psychology, business, human services, law and education.

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Please RSVP by Friday, October 5, 2007. Please check the events you will attend

Friday, October 12, 2007

� Student for a Day � Environmental Sustainability; Bringing the “Academic” to Life!

Bachelor of Arts

Saturday, October 13, 2007

� Breakfast, Sullivan Campus Center � International Festival Dinner � Hypnotist Joshua Seth

Sunday, October 14, 2007

� Brunch, Sullivan Campus Center � Women’s Soccer vs. Penn State-Altoona � Men’s Soccer vs. Penn State-Altoona

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Psychology Overview Bachelor of Arts Degree

The Psychology program provides students with a broadbased understanding of psychology, and, through an appropriate choice of electives, the opportunity to tailor their course of study to fit their specific interests and career objectives. The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts degree program is to provide intensive training to those students who desire a foundation for graduate work in psychology, or who choose to further their education in a graduate program in business, human services, law, or mental health. It also provides a strong preparation for careers in fields which require a knowledge of human behavior, leadership and motivation, and advanced social skills. Credit Distribution General Education Component ENG 110 College Writing II (3)  ENG 200 Analytical Writing (3) *GEN 110 Introduction to Critical Thought (3) GEN 220 A Global Perspective on Colonial North America (3) GEN 230 Creative Expression (3) GEN 240 Scientific Discovery (3) GEN 410 Baccalaureate Capstone I (3) GEN 411 Baccalaureate Capstone II (3) **MAT 114 Intermediate Algebra (3) MAT 201 Statistics and Society (3)  SPE 130 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3) Minimum General Education Credit Hours 30

Psychology Component PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3) PSY 207 Psychological Statistics (3) PSY 250 Research Methods in Psychology (3) PSY 370 Abnormal Human Behavior (3) Psychology Electives (33) (Choose 11 courses from the following with the following restrictions: (a) at least 8 courses or 24 credit hours must be PSY courses, and (b) at least 15 of the 24 credit hours of PSY courses must be 300/400 level): PSY 210, PSY 229, PSY 230, PSY 240, PSY 247, PSY 310, PSY 320, PSY 321, PSY 349, PSY 351, PSY 368, PSY 377, PSY 379, PSY 385 PSY 398, PSY 420, PSY 421, EDU 223, HSV 210, HSV 290, SSC 200, SOC 401) Minimum Psychology Credit Hours 45 Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses (21)  SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3) PHI 100 Nature of Man (3) ENG 360 Advanced Report and Proposal Writing (3) Liberal Arts and Science Electives (12)  (May include any APY, ART, BIO, CHE, CRJ, ECO, ENG, FRE, GEN, GEO, HIS, HUM, LNG, MAT, MMS, PHI, PHY, POL, PSY, RDG, SSC, SOC, SPA, SPE, THE, course. AT LEAST ONE 3 CREDIT COURSE MUST BE 300/400 LEVEL)  Free Elective Component (21) (May include any College course) Total 120 credit hours  *Required of first-year students; all other students must substitute a Liberal Arts and Sciences Elective. **Students who meet the math competency must substitute a Free Elective.

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