All Community Psychology (CP) Courses

Recommended Preparation

Interested in exploring this major, but not ready to commit? Consider taking one of the below courses! Any of these selections will help familiarize you with the academic program and prepare you for advanced coursework in the major.

BIS 170 Introduction to Psychology
BIS 220 Developmental Psychology
BIS 222 Introduction to Human Sexuality
BIS 225 Social Psychology
BIS 270 Abnormal Psychology 

A. CP Core Course (CP:CORE)

5 credits required from the below list

BISCP 343 Community Psychology

B. Methods Courses (CP:METHODS)

5 credits required from the below list

BIS 312 Approaches to Social Research
BIS 315 Understanding Statistics or B BUS 215 Introduction to Business Statistics or B MATH 215 Statistics for Health Sciences or equivalent statistics course
BIS 410 Topics in Qualitative Inquiry
BIS 447 Topics in Quantitative Inquiry

C. Community Psychology Courses (CP)

5 credits required from the below list

BIS 219 The Politics of Sex Education
BIS 220 Developmental Psychology
BIS 222 Introduction to Human Sexuality (formerly offered under BIS 316)
BIS 225 Social Psychology
BIS 226 Foundations of U.S. Social Service
BIS 255 Critical Diversity Studies
BIS 270 Abnormal Psychology
BIS 316 Topics in Psychology
BIS 325 Disability and Human Rights
BIS 335 Human Rights in America
BIS 337 Risk and Resilience
BIS 348 Cultural Psychology
BIS 349 Personality Psychology
BIS 352 Mapping Communities
BIS 364 Realities & Representations of Adolescent Development
BIS 368 Women's Lives in Context
BIS 384 Health, Medicine and Society
BIS 422 Clinical Psychology
BIS 433 Gender, Work, and Family
BIS 436 Comparative Family Systems
BIS 438 Prevention and Promotion
BIS 445 Meanings and Realities of Inequality
BIS 446 Science, Expertise and Public Policy
BIS 448 Social Policy
BIS 449 Advanced Topics in Psychology
BIS 483 Community Organizing
BISAES 305 Power, Dissent, and American Culture
BISAES 367 Exploring American Culture: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration
BISCLA 318 Performance, Identity, Community, and Everyday Life
BISCP 489 Projects in Community Psychology
BISGWS 301 Critical Gender & Sexuality Studies
BISLEP 302 Policy Analysis
BISSEB 304 Institutions and Social Change
BISSEB 331 The Family in U.S. Society
BISSEB 333 The Individual & Society
BISSEB 359 Ethics and Society
BBIO 310 Brain & Behavior
BEDUC 220 Education and Society
BEDUC 456 Adolescents in School and Society
BEDUC 461 Education and Gender Inequality

D. Topics

Topics courses under the below course numbers may apply to the CP major depending on the subject and title. Please see the Time Schedule notes to determine how they count toward the major. 
BIS 293 Special Topics
BIS 322 Topics in Performance Studies
BIS 346 Topics in Environmental Policy
BIS 393 Special Topics
BIS 425 Topics in United States Social and Political History
BIS 480 International Study Abroad
BIS 485 Topics in Cultural Studies
BIS 491 Topics in Policy Studies
BIS 493 Special Topics
BIS 496 Community Service Project
BISMCS 471 Advanced Topics in Media and Communication
BEDUC 391 Special Topics Special Topics in Education

Sample Plan

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