- School: University of Maryland College Park
- Degree: Bachelors
- Subject: Psychology
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The Bachelor of Science in psychology degree from the University of Maryland University College will prepare students for a career in business or in the mental health field. Students will be taught the theoretical aspects of human behavior from the history of the field through to the current uses of technology and the modern beliefs and uses of psychology both in treatment and in business. Students may choose to focus more on one aspect or the other, and depending on their specialty students may find work as marketing managers, human resource workers or directors, client advocates, life coaches, counselors or other professions within the mental health field.
Within the course of study students will examine human growth and development, child psychology and development, abnormal behavior and psychology, ethics, legal issues in psychology, clinical aspects of mental health treatment and the impact of psychology on marketing, advertising and consumer trends in the marketplace.