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Psychology Major : Career Options and Strategies for Success

Psychology Major : Career Options and Strategies for Success - 2nd edition

Psychology Major : Career Options and Strategies for Success - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780130454331

ISBN10: 0130454338

Psychology Major : Career Options and Strategies for Success by R. Eric Landrum and Stephen F. Davis - ISBN 9780130454331
Edition: 2ND 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Psychology Major : Career Options and Strategies for Success by R. Eric Landrum and Stephen F. Davis - ISBN 9780130454331

ISBN13: 9780130454331

ISBN10: 0130454338

Edition: 2ND 03

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Summary

For undergraduate psychology or career counseling courses at any level.

For students considering a career in psychology, this thorough overview of the discipline provides information on career options and opportunities for both the undergraduate and graduate psychology major, research and writing strategies, as well as study and test-taking tips.

Features :

  • NEW--Chapter-end, "hands-on" exercises.
  • Involves students in the text of the chapter and improves their understanding of it.
  • NEW--"Suceess Stories" narratives in almost every chapter--Adds personal perspectives of well-respected and knowledgeable faculty members around the country.
  • Engages students further in understanding why the chapter topics are important.
  • NEW--Updated statistical data.
  • Supplies students with current information about jobs, salary, employment rates, etc.
  • NEW--Updated section on writing tips--Covers the fifth edition of the Publication Manual.
  • Demonstrates new features and shows the layout of fifth edition-style papers.
  • NEW--Streamlined format.
  • Gives the text a new look that makes it even more readable and enjoyable for students.
  • In-depth, broad coverage--Contains all of the "tools of the trade" in this one volume, as opposed to other texts which may only cover part of the material.
  • Makes a handy supplement for the student considering a psychology major.
  • Practical, applicable content--Focuses on the real job market, gaining admission to graduate school, and general tips for improving employability.
  • Provides students with tips on how to do well in all classes, how to find research ideas, and how to write papers in APA format.
  • Interactive writing style--Speaks to students clearly, with a touch of humor.
  • Holds students' interest and allows the authors to "connect" with readers.

Author Bio

Landrum, R. Eric : Boise State University


Davis, Stephen F. : Emporia State University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. What Can I Do with a Degree in Psychology?
2. Career Options with a B.A. or B.S. in Psychology.
3. Graduate School Opportunities, Challenges, and Choices.
4. Undergraduate Opportunities.
5. Locating Prior Research.
6. Publication Manual Primer: Tips for APA Format.
7. Tips for Doing Well in Psychology Courses.
8. Ethical Issues for Undergraduate Psychology Students.
9. Majoring in Psychology and Other Options.
References.
Appendix: More Vita Tips, with Sample Vitae from Senior-level Psychology Majors.
Author and Subject Index.

Other Editions of Psychology Major : Career Options and Strategies for Success

Psychology Major : Career Options and Strategies for Success by Eric Landrum and Stephen F. Davis - ISBN 9780131987517
Psychology Major by R. Eric Landrum, Stephen F. Davis and Teresa A. Landrum - ISBN 9780130837530