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The undergraduate major in Psychology provides students with knowledge of the factors that affect human behavior and the techniques that treat behavioral and psychological disorders. The curriculum provides many opportunities for development of special interests, personal growth, and research in the behavioral sciences, under faculty supervision.
People with qualifications in psychology work in a variety of careers, ranging from positions as professional psychologists to careers in psychology-related areas and general employment. Career opportunities are largely determined by the level of academic training (i.e., pass, honours, and higher degrees), areas of specialization within psychology, and employment experience. Professional employment in psychology includes work in areas broadly classified as clinical, counseling, educational, organizational, and academic psychology. Professional psychologists are employed in the public sector in hospitals and other health service organizations, in government departments and agencies, or in educational institutions. Increasingly psychologists are also working in business or as private practitioners.