Psychology B.S. (Clinical-Sport Psychology)
The clinical-sport psychology concentration is an intensive dual course of study combining classes on mental health and counseling with those concerning the mental side of sport and exercise performance. Students can apply to be admitted to this concentration after completing 60 credits, typically in their junior year.
Students will have an opportunity to complete a psychology thesis and a 120-hour practicum.
Interested students in this course of study may be eligible for the Early Law School Admission Program.
Samantha Monda, Ph.D., NCC, CMPC
Interim Department Head, Psychology
- 4-Year Course Plan
Freshman Year, Fall
Freshman Year, Spring
Sophomore Year, Fall
Sophomore Year, Spring
Junior Year, Fall
Junior Year, Spring
Senior Year, Fall
- Practicum Information
All traditional undergraduate students majoring in the social sciences must complete a practicum their senior year. This involves 120 hours of documented experience at an internship related to the student's field that has been pre-approved by the student's faculty mentor and the department head.
Participation in professional activities allows students to experience the work environment in their chosen field, make informed career choices, and enhance their employment credentials. These experiences reinforce the connection between professional and liberal learning through the application of classroom theories to actual occupational problems.
Completing the practicum involves keeping a journal with daily entries and weekly reflections and a timesheet signed by the supervisor and writing a 12-page paper comparing and contrasting their experiences in the practicum with the theories and information presented in the social sciences coursework which was completed at RMU. It should also explain why the site was selected for the practicum and give any recommendations for future social sciences students about the practicum experience.
More details are available here.
These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:
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