Chatham University

Psychology (MAP) Curriculum

In the Master of Arts in Psychology (MAP) program, students develop an advanced understanding of general concepts in psychology. Students will increase understanding of human behavior and of psychological research and research methods. Students may focus on study of health behavior or sport and exercise psychology, may design an individualized focus, or may focus on science and theories of psychology in preparation for application to doctoral programs. This degree is not a practice degree, and does not enable students to qualify for licensure as a counselor.

Program Requirements



+Minor Requirements

5 courses, including:
CST183 Representations of Race and Gender

This course introduces students to the methodology of cultural studies. In this survey students learn those skills essential to analyzing social constructions of identity. Specific attention is paid to diverse texts, including film, in order to locate how representations of race, gender, ethnicity, and "otherness" are culturally produced and disseminated.

4 African or African-American Studies electives