Majoring in Psych?: Career options for psychology undergraduates
|UW-L Author:||Betsy L. Morgan, Ph.D.
|Publisher:||Allyn and Bacon|
Morgan, Betsy Levonian, and Ann J. Korschgen. Majoring in Psych?: Career Options for Psychology Undergraduates. Boston, MA: Pearson Allyn & Bacon, 2009.
Focusing on the multiple ways that students can enhance their marketability while still in school, this guide answers the career-planning questions most psychology majors find themselves asking. This student-friendly guide looks at psychology as both a discipline and a liberal arts degree from a career perspective. The authors have compiled information to help students demystify the process of career development. Using a question-and-answer format, this valuable resource shows students how they can take an early and active role in shaping their professional paths. The humorous, down-to-earth tone makes this book accessible to all students.
About the Author
Dr. Morgan earned an undergraduate degree in psychology and women’s
studies from UC Santa Cruz and a doctorate in social ecology from UC Irvine.
She has taught at UW-La Crosse since 1993 serving as the chair of psychology
for seven years and the assistant to the provost for three. She
teaches several courses including introductory psychology, social
psychology, group dynamics, and psychology of women. In addition, she
directs the Psychology Department’s Honors Program teaching the honors
seminar wherein student s develop proposals for independent research.
Dr. Morgan has advised many undergraduate projects several of which have won
research awards and two of which have been published. She currently
serves as the faculty advisor for the local chapter of Psi Chi (honors
society in psychology) and will serve as the Vice President for the
Midwestern Region of Psi Chi through 2010. Dr. Morgan won the
Dr. Ann Korschgen was the director of career services at UW-L for
many years prior to assuming the role of the Vice Provost for Enrollment
Management at the