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Orientation to graduate learning in psychology: an introductory course in psychology

Take for example, there is a college student who wants to major in psychology with a specialization in clinical psychology. However this student has to take his very first class called Orientation to Graduate Learning in Psychology at the university in which they are attending.

1). What is the purpose of that student taking a course in the Orientation to Graduate Learning in Psychology?

College such as Capella, Walden, and Kaplan Universities as well as other colleges offers courses such as the Orientation to Graduate Learning in Psychology. Some universities label these courses as Psy 5005.

2). In your opinion name one or two specific goals that a student should want to accomplish by the end of the course in Orientation to Graduate Learning in Psychology?

3). Consider this course titled, Orientation to Graduate Learning in Psychology and describe how this course in Orientation to Graduate Learning in Psychology could contribute to a student career goals.

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Hi!
This assignment does not require much theoretical knowledge and deals mainly with your own opinions.
I feel the main guiding question you should ask your self while responding is: why should I study psychology?

1. This course ( orientation to graduate learning in psychology ) is actually an overview of the field of psychology ( a different course name may have cleared this up. Therefore, in covering many different aspects studied and practiced in the field of psychology, the course provides a platform for learning what psychology is ...

Solution Summary

Formulating an answer to the question: is psychology the field for me?

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