Goal 6. Career Planning and Development - Students will emerge from the major with realistic ideas about how to implement their psychological knowledge, skills, and values in occupational pursuits in a variety of settings.
Suggested Learning Outcomes - Students will be able to:
6.1 Apply knowledge of psychology (e.g., decision strategies, life span processes, psychological assessment, and types of psychological careers) to formulating career choices.
6.2 Identify the types of academic experience and performance in psychology and the liberal arts that will facilitate entry into the work force, post-baccalaureate education, or both.
6.3 Describe preferred career paths based on accurate self-assessment of abilities, achievement, motivation, and work habits.
6.4 Identify and develop skills and experiences relevant to achieving selected career goals.
6.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning and personal flexibility to sustain personal and professional development as the nature of work evolves.