Study Guides and Tips Why do so many students opt to major in psychology? Choosing a college major can be a very difficult task, especially if you are torn between competing degree options. Psychology might interest you, but you also need to consider if related subjects like education, sociology, or even something like anthropology might be a better fit. In order to select the major that is right for you, it is important to start by assessing your interests and goals. How to Decide Picking a major is a critical crossroads in your education, so it is important to spend some serious time learning about your options and reflecting on your own interests, goals, and career plans.
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Updated to reflect the latest data in the field, the second edition of Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals remains the most comprehensive and accessible text for psychology majors available today. From the Back Cover: Praise for the first edition: "A worthy addition to the growing literature on the keys to success for undergraduate psychology majors, the Helms and Rogers text is likely to be one of those books that conscientious psychology students refer to again and again.
The authors go beyond the typical career books by presenting a realistic, robust, and diverse picture of possible careers in psychology. Bringing a variety of careers to life, the professional spotlights and profiles of real psychologists represent the true diversity of careers in the field. I look forward to discussing it with my students.
Readers are first introduced to information, strategies, and resources that support success in psychology educational and career pursuits — issues such as the nature and utility of a psychology degree, career decision making, college success, and preparation for graduate school and employment. A series of exercises, resources, and suggested readings provided in each chapter further enhance clarity.
Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals, 2nd Edition, confirms its reputation as the most indispensable resource for psychology students available today. About the Author: Jeffrey L.
Helms, a licensed psychologist and member of the American Psychological Association, currently maintains a small private consulting practice that focuses on executive coaching and organizational, academic, and forensic consultation. Daniel T. A licensed psychologist, Dr.
ISBN 13: 9781118741030
Why You Should Major in Psychology
Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals