The Psychology Majorís Handbook

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - Psychology - 256 pages
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This handbook, by Tara L. Kuther, offers undergraduate students the information they need to make informed decisions about whether to pursue psychology as a major and career, as well as guidance to help them succeed in their psychology course. The first chapter introduces students to the scope of psychology and the subspecialties within the field. Subsequent chapters help students assess their skills, abilities, and interests. Career opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels are presented so students can decide whether psychology is an appropriate major for them.
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Contents

What Is Psychology?
1
Choosing A Major Is Psychology For You?
16
Take An Active Role In Your Education
45
Study Tips Tools For Academic Success
71
Writing A Literature Review
98
Writing An Empirical Paper
123
What Can I Do With A Bachelors Degree In Psychology?
144
Finding A Job With Your Bachelors Degree
161
What Can I Do With A Graduate Degree In Psychology?
177
Applying To Graduate School In Psychology
193
References
225
Index
231
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About the author (2011)

Tara L. Kuther, Ph.D., studied developmental psychology at Fordham University. Dr. Kuther is Professor of Psychology at Western Connecticut State University, where she teaches courses in child, adolescent, and adult psychology. She is a Fellow of the Society for Teaching of Psychology, Division Two of the American Psychological Association, and is active in the Society for Research in Child Development and the Society for Research on Adolescence. Dr. Kuther is the author of over a dozen books in addition to THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR'S HANDBOOK.

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