PSY204H1: Psychology Careers and Applications

Hours

36L

Psychology has been identified as a hub science, a discipline whose research influences the work of scientists in many other fields. This course will provide students with a broad introduction to the application of the psychological sciences across various clinical, academic, and industry contexts. Students will gain valuable insight into the broad range of careers that are relevant to psychology, while also investigating barriers to rigorous application of psychological science in applied settings. Students will also learn how the skills and knowledge gained in an undergraduate psychology program can be applied to a broad range of careers and fields/sectors. Students will gain significant exposure to career and education planning considerations within the psychological sciences and will participate in at least one experiential career exploration activity.

Prerequisite
PSY100H1/PSY100Y5/(PSYA01H3 + PSYA02H3), and 0.5 PSY credit at the 200-level
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)