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The Applied Psychology major is an interdisciplinary program designed to develop students who can bridge psychological theory, research, and practice in a multicultural world.

Your advisor is:

Last names A-F:  Bethanie Railling
Last names G-Ll:  Sathuu Sivakumaran
Last names Lm-T:  Erica Rodriguez
Last names U-Z:  Emilie Ricco

Whether your major is Applied Psychology or the Global Public Health/Applied Psychology combined major, your first year curriculum will look like this (all terms and sessions are required):

Spring Term 

Introduction to Psychology and Its Principles OR Social Psychology (by advisement)

Writing the Essay

Two Liberal Arts Core Courses from the following areas:

  • Expressive Cultures
  • Texts and Ideas
  • Cultures and Contexts
  • Physical or Natural Science
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Foreign Language
  • Societies and Social Sciences

New Student Seminar

Summer Terms I and II 

Restricted Psychology Elective:
The Counseling Interview AND/OR
Mind Playing Tricks on Me

Advanced College Essay

One or two Liberal Arts Core Courses from the following areas:

  • Expressive Cultures
  • Texts and Ideas
  • Cultures and Contexts
  • Physical or Natural Science
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Foreign Language
  • Societies and Social Sciences