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PSY 375 - Psychology in the Public Interest


The major objective of public interest advocacy is to solve fundamental problems of human justice concerning the equitable and fair treatment of all segments of society. This course is designed for motivated students who are eager to apply their knowledge of psychological science to confront some of society’s most difficult social problems. This course will help students develop the skills and expertise necessary to advocate successfully on public interest issues. Students will be expected to produce a variety of writing samples and written documents and an advocacy video that illuminate their developing understanding of the issue they choose as well as the related experiences and skills necessary to facilitate change.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of C- or higher in PSY 100 , and junior or senior standing. Recommended: successful completion of the Ethical Inquiry, Social Responsibility, and Citizenship general education requirement.
Co-requisite(s):
Credits: 3

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Capstone
Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Psychology



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