Diversity Courses

Diversity content is integrated into most Department of Psychology courses where feasible. In addition, the Department offers a number of courses that specifically focus on diversity.

Courses with Strong Diversity Content

PSY 216          Psychology of Gender

PSY 357          Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

PSY 365          Introduction to Culture

PSY 382          Psychology of Health Disparities

PSY 405         Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (of Developmental Disorders)

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Participate in Research Studies

Study of Brain and Language

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory at UA is currently seeking healthy older participants for a brain and language research study. Participants will be compensated for participation.
What’s Involved
  • One visit, 2 hours in duration, at the University of Arizona
  • You will be wearing a sensor net that records brainwaves (EEG) while completing a reading task on a computer screen
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Tucson Internships


Below is a list of some opportunities for internships available in Tucson. This is not an exhaustive list. If you are interested in pursuing an internship at an organization that is not on this list, simply contact that organization and follow the same process to arrange sponsorship. You can also view a list of opportunities elsewhere in Arizona and outside the state.

Graduate School

Graduate school is a common consideration for students although many ultimately choose not to pursue a graduate level degree. If you are among those who would like to continue your education or if you have found that you need to obtain a higher degree for the career you wish to pursue (see Employment Information if you are unsure), then you might find the following information helpful. Below you will find a description of the three most common graduate degree options for Psychology majors.

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Health Psychology Track & Minor

Health Psychology is dedicated to the scientific study of the promotion and maintenance of health, the prevention and treatment of illness, and the identification of etiologic and diagnostic variables associated with health and illness. Health Psychology applies biopsychosocial principles and research findings to the enhancement of health and the treatment and prevention of illness.

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Honors Program

Honors College: http://www.honors.arizona.edu

Specific Requirements for Honors in Psychology 
The Psychology Department requires that students who plan to graduate with Honors in Psychology fulfill the following requirements. The courses can be applied toward the Honors College requirements and toward the credits needed for a psychology major. All of the courses below are Writing Emphasis courses.

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