Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals / Edition 1

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals / Edition 1

by Jeffrey L. Helms, Daniel T. Rogers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405190647

ISBN-13: 9781405190640

Pub. Date: 08/16/2010

Publisher: Wiley

With coverage of important preparatory issues and the key psychology subfields, Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals provides undergraduate students with clear, concise, research-based information on strategies to begin a successful undergraduate career in psychology.

  • Provides the most comprehensive text on majoring

Overview

With coverage of important preparatory issues and the key psychology subfields, Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals provides undergraduate students with clear, concise, research-based information on strategies to begin a successful undergraduate career in psychology.

  • Provides the most comprehensive text on majoring in psychology currently available
  • Discusses the benefits of pursuing a psychology degree and key steps to prepare for a job or graduate study in the field
  • Features brief topical contributions written by national figures in their respective subfields
  • Incorporates current data and research on diversity-related issues as well as guidance on how to ensure personality traits and abilities match the skills that potential career paths demand

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405190640
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/16/2010
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Full Contents.

List of Boxes.

List of Tables.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I Majoring in Psychology.

1 Why Major in Psychology?

2 Succeeding in College.

3 Succeeding in the Psychology Major.

4 Assessing and Developing Career Goals.

5 Using Your Bachelor's Degree.

6 The Preprofessional Degree: Preparing for Graduate School.

7 The Preprofessional Degree: Applying to Graduate School.

Part II The Subfields of Psychology.

8 Careers in Research.

9 Careers in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

10 Careers in Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology.

11 Careers in Educational and School Psychology.

12 Careers in Exercise and Sport Psychology.

13 Careers in Health Psychology.

14 Careers in Neuropsychology.

15 Careers in Forensic Psychology.

16 Careers in Academe.

17 Assessing the Career Outlook for the Psychology Major.

Appendix.

Index.

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