Each Psychology major is assigned one of the Department faculty members as their advisor. (Log into RAIL to find out who your advisor is.) It is each student’s responsibility to schedule an advising appointment with their faculty advisor during the advising period. Use the resources linked below to help make your advising appointment more productive.
- Psychology Major Degree Assessment Form
- Advising Preplanning Worksheet (from Advising Assistance Center)
- Core Curriculum Worksheets
- The Psychology program “Spine”
- Advising Assistance Center (Student Page)
Fall 2017 Advising Notes
Special Topics Course on PTSD
Once again, Dr. Marsha Mills from the Martinsburg VA will be offering her popular course on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder:
PSYC 399A ST: Military Post Traum Stress. (PSYC 101 Intro. to Psychology is a prerequisite.) CRN 31362
The course will meet Mon/Wed 2:10 am. to 3:25 p.m. in White Hall 209.
New Course on Well Being & Happiness
Dr. Murtagh’s course on positive psychology, formerly taught as a special topics course (PSYC 299), will from now on be offered as PSYC 270 Well Being and Happiness and is being offered this fall. CRN 31393
This course will meet Tues/Thurs 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Stutzman-Slonaker 210.
Helping With Faculty Research
Psychology majors wishing to get involved in faculty led research projects may sign up for PSYC 211 Faculty Led Research. This fall, there are sections available to work with Drs. Daily, Levitan, Murtagh, and Lovelace. Consult those faculty members directly for more information.
Psychology Major Urban Legend of the Day
“I have to get a C in every Psychology course that I want to count toward my major.”
Guess what–no you don’t! But you DO have to pass every course that will count and finish with a C average in all of your Psychology courses. So, if you get a D, make sure you’ve got a B to even it out!