Psychology

Jonas Clark Hall, home of psychology at Clar

Complementary courses through the Education Department

Clark's Education Department offers two sequences of courses that might be of interest to some psychology students. Interested students can contact clinical instructor and program coordinator Nathaniel Seale (nseale@clarku.edu) for more information.

Human Services Course Sequence

This four-course sequence is designed for students interested in pursuing a career and/or graduate study in education and the helping professions. Students will have course work and field experiences dealing with diverse groups including children, families and the aged in settings which include schools, the court system, mental-health agencies and institutions. Students will acquire skills through a balance of study and applied field work. Work in the Worcester area will serve to integrate material from the sequence.

  • EDUC 155 Education and Social Policy
  • EDUC 194 Field Experience I
  • EDUC 195 Field Experience II
  • EDUC 269 The Skilled Helper

School Psychology Course Sequence

This three-unit sequence provides intensive first-level training for students in the junior and senior years considering advanced graduate work in school psychology and related professional fields. Students are required to complete a two-semester placement for 10 hours a week under the supervision of a school counselor, social worker or psychologist.

  • EDUC 266 Analysis of Individual Ability and Style
  • EDUC 268 Psychoeducational Methods Semester I
  • EDUC 268 Psychoeducational Methods Semester II