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Insider's Guide to the Psychology Major : Everything You Need to Know About the Degree and Profession

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Wegenek (psychology, Saddleback College) and Buskist (psychology, Auburn University) provide an overview for prospective undergraduate students, offering information they wish they'd known on things like required courses, predictors of success, resources for students, and career issues. They describe the roles of different types of academic, research, and applied psychologists, and also look at other types of jobs students will be prepared for with a BS degree in psychology. There is also information on getting admitted to graduate school, getting involved in research, and getting real-world psychology-related experience. Each chapter ends with exercises leading to a proactive plan, and includes the voices of professionals and students. Appendices list major organizations and scholarly journals in subdisciplines of psychology. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Wegenek (psychology, Saddleback College) and Buskist (psychology, Auburn University) provide an overview for prospective undergraduate students, offering information they wish they'd known on things like required courses, predictors of success, resources for students, and career issues. They describe the roles of different types of academic, research, and applied psychologists, and also look at other types of jobs students will be prepared for with a BS degree in psychology. There is also information on getting admitted to graduate school, getting involved in research, and getting real-world psychology-related experience. Each chapter ends with exercises leading to a proactive plan, and includes the voices of professionals and students. Appendices list major organizations and scholarly journals in subdisciplines of psychology. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Number of Pages: 126
Genre: Psychology
Sub-Genre: Psychology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
Author: Amira Rezec Wegeneck
Language: English
Street Date: June 15, 2010
TCIN: 12304619
UPC: 9781433808159
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-8777
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