WEb-Based Academic Support For Winthrop Psychology Majors

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Success in College
Reminders About What You Learned In PSYC 101
Reminders About What You Learned In PSYC 301/302
Success In Upper Level Courses
How To Write Papers For Psychology Classes
How To Use (And Not Use) The Internet For Course Assignments
Becoming A Critical Reader of Popular Press and Media Stories Involving Psychology
Where to Find Credible Information on the Web
Science And Pseudoscience In Psychology
Becoming A Critical Reader Of Psychology Articles.
How To Prepare An Oral Presentation For A Psychology Class
The Use And Misuse Of PowerPoint For Oral Presentations
Resources For Undergraduate Research    
Resources for Personal Productivity, Wellness, and Effectiveness
Academic Honesty And Ethical Behavior In Psychology
Internships, Volunteerism and Service Learning
PSYC 340 A, B, C, Field Placement in Psychology, allows psychology majors and minors to receive psychology elective credit for paid employment or volunteer experience relevant to psychology. Field experience may take place in a human or social service, health or mental health, educational, business, or related agency or organization. For details:
    PSYC 340 Overview0.doc
PSYC 461, 462, Academic Internships in Psychology. These 1- or 2- credit internships are similar to PSYC 463 but do not fulfill the capstone requirement.
PSYC 463, Academic Internships in Psychology: This is a three-credit course which fulfills the psychology major capstone experience requirement. It provides an opportunity for students to integrate their psychology coursework into a culminating practical experience in a human service, educational or business setting. It consists of a weekly seminar meeting of one hour and student participation in supervised, professional work activities related to the discipline of psychology. All field work will take place at a pre-assigned internship site for 8-12 hours per week for 14 weeks.* The primary objectives of this course are for junior and senior psychology students to gain the following:
Winthrop’s Service Learning Program. Service learning is an opportunity for students to participate in organized community service that addresses local needs while developing their academic skills, sense of civic responsibility, and commitment to the community.  More info at:
Advising, Course Selection, Registration
Careers In Psychology and Human Services
Marketing Yourself to Employers
Graduate School
Blogs for Psychology Majors
Resources for the Teaching of Psychology
Authors' Notes
This page was developed and is maintained Dr. Leigh Armistead, Dept of Psychology, Winthrop University.
To suggest additional resources or report broken links, contact Dr. Armistead at armisteadl@winthrop.edu
Note: There's a web page similar to this one with resources for graduate students in the School Psychology Program. Undergraduates may find it useful as well.
Updated: 9/23/13