Take your career in the mental health field a step further with the Counseling Foundations concentration in the Psychology major. Providing students the opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of others, the Counseling Foundations concentration exposes students the latest theories and research through relevant, high-quality courses. Students are also allowed to practice these vital skills through classroom instruction, observations, and internships. The curriculum includes human behavior and interaction, counseling foundations, legal and ethical concerns, intervention and assessment, and human dynamics.

Many students who graduate with this major work in the “helping professions”, and work in public, private, and not-for-profit settings. Possible careers for students with this major include:

  • Case Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Victim Advocate
  • Mental Health Services Worker
  • Court Liaison
  • Psychiatric Assistant
  • Family Stabilization Worker
  • Probation Officer