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					Washington College Psychology
Program


      Spring Open House for
       Prospective Students

     Saturday March 29, 2003
Washington College
   College
       Small, Select, Liberal Arts
   Faculty
       Dedicated teachers &
        professionally active
   Curriculum
       Three tracks
            General
            Clinical Counseling
            Behavioral Neuroscience
Psychology Faculty
           Social Psychology
               Kevin McKillop, Ph.D.
           Cognitive Psychology
               George Spilich, Ph.D.
           Clinical/Counseling Psychology
               Lauren Littlefield, Ph.D.
               James Siemen, Ph.D
           Behavioral Neuroscience
               Katherine Cameron, Ph.D.
               Michael Kerchner, Ph.D
Psychology Faculty
           Social Psychology
               Kevin McKillop, Ph.D.
           Cognitive Neuroscience
               George Spilich, Ph.D.
           Clinical/Counseling Psychology
               Lauren Littlefield, Ph.D.
               James Siemen, Ph.D
           Behavioral Neuroscience
               Katherine Cameron, Ph.D.
               Michael Kerchner, Ph.D
Psychology Faculty
           Social Psychology
               Kevin McKillop, Ph.D.
           Cognitive Psychology
               George Spilich, Ph.D.
           Clinical/Counseling Psychology
               Lauren Littlefield, Ph.D.
               James Siemen, Ph.D
           Behavioral Neuroscience
               Katherine Cameron, Ph.D.
               Michael Kerchner, Ph.D
Psychology Faculty
           Social Psychology
               Kevin McKillop, Ph.D.
           Cognitive Psychology
               George Spilich, Ph.D.
           Clinical/Counseling Psychology
               Lauren Littlefield, Ph.D.
               James Siemen, Ph.D.
           Behavioral Neuroscience
               Katherine Cameron, Ph.D.
               Michael Kerchner, Ph.D
Psychology Faculty
           Social Psychology
               Kevin McKillop, Ph.D.
           Cognitive Psychology
               George Spilich, Ph.D.
           Clinical/Counseling Psychology
               Lauren Littlefield, Ph.D.
               James Siemen, Ph.D
           Behavioral Neuroscience
               Katherine Cameron, Ph.D.
               Michael Kerchner, Ph.D.
Psychology Faculty
           Social Psychology
               Kevin McKillop, Ph.D.
           Cognitive Psychology
               George Spilich, Ph.D.
           Clinical/Counseling Psychology
               Lauren Littlefield, Ph.D.
               James Siemen, Ph.D
           Behavioral Neuroscience
               Katherine Cameron, Ph.D.
               Michael Kerchner, Ph.D.
Visiting Psychology Faculty
             Behavioral Neuroscience
                 Michael G. Ruscio, Ph.D.
             WC Psych Curriculum
                                                                                         Comm non Cor e Cour s es *
                                                                                     Tw o S eme s te r In tro du cto ry Se qu e nc e
                                                                                                     Sta tis tic s
                                                                                        Re s ea rc h M etho ds an d D es i gn


    Be hav iora l Ne ur os cie nc e C or e †                                                 Applie d/Clinic al Core                                                              Ge ner al Ex pe r im enta l Core
              Bi o ps yc ho l og y                                                            Pe rso na l ity Th eo ri e s
                                                                                                                                                           4 C ou rse s, wi th a t l ea s t 1 L a bo ra tory C ou rse fro m ea ch Co nte nt Area
           Ps y ch op ha rma co lo gy                                                          Ps ych op ath ol o gy I
         Ne u ro sc i . R es . M etho d s                                                      Ps ych op ath ol o gy II
                                                                                                                                                                   Biologic al                                       Applie d/Clinic al
                                                                                                                                                          Bi o ps yc ho l og y, Le a rn i ng ,                                         ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     He a lth P sy chI/O,
                                                                                                                                                          S& P, Co mp ara ti v e Ps y ch ,                       Ps ych op ath ol o gy I & II,
  3 U pper -lev el La bora tor y C our se s                                      2 A pplie d/C linica l Labor a tor y Cour s es                            Ps y ch op ha rma co lo gy ,                          Te s ts & Me as ure me nts,
Co g ni tio n, S& P, Co mp ara ti v e, He al th P sy ch           He a lth P sy ch , Beh a vi or Mo d, Ch i ld As se ss me nt, Cl i ni c al Ne urop s yc h Ne u ro sc i . R es . M etho d s
    On e B io l og y, Ch emi stry o r P hy si c s                                    o r A dv an ce d P ro bl e ms (w /a pp rov al )                                                                          Be h av io r M od, Co un se li n g,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hu ma n Fac tors
       L ab orato ry Co urs e w /a pp rov al
                                                                                                                                                                                           Ex per im ental
                                                                                                                                                                                                             So
                                                                                                                                                              L ife -s pa n D ev el o pmen tal , C og ni ti on , c ia l P syc h, Pe rs on a li ty,
                                                                                                                                                                                                ,
                                                                                                                                                                       En viro nm en ta l Psyc h Ex pe ri men ta l Soc i al Ps yc h .
                                                                                       1 B iologica l Labor a tor y C ours e
                                                                               Bi o ps yc h ol og y, L ea rni ng , Ps yc ho ph arm ac ol og y,
                                                                                            o r N eu ro sc i . R es . M eth od s                             Ele ctiv e s : Dru gs & Be ha vio r, H is tory & Syste ms, Ps ych , In te rns hi p




                                                                                      Comm on C aps tone Ex pe rie nc es
                                                          Tw o S eme s te r S en i or Se mi na r S eq u en ce , S en i or Th es is Pro je ct, Writte n Th es i s, Ora l De fen se
WC Psych Curriculum
WC Psych Curriculum
 •   Three Tracks
     1.   General Experimental
     2.   Clinical/Counseling Concentration
     3.   Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration

 •   Common Core Experience
     •    Introduction to Psychology
     •    Statistics
     •    Research Design & Methodology
     •    Minimum of 3 Laboratory Courses
     •    Capstone Senior Thesis
    WC Psych Curriculum

The Senior Thesis Project
- an independent empirical research
project of the student’s own design
- sometimes of publishable quality
- without doubt, a distinguishing
characteristic of WC graduates
    Psychology Facilities
   Social Psychology Laboratory
   Animal Learning & Cognition Lab
   Psychopharmacology & Biopsychology
    Laboratory
   Laboratories in Human Cognition, Biofeedback,
    Sensation & Perception
   Clinical Interview and Assessment Laboratory
   Internships in the Community
    Psychology Resources
   $78,000 - MRI Grant
    64 Channel Topographic EEG Lab
   $35,500 - ILI Grant
    Psychopharmacology & Animal
    Cognition Labs
   $22,000 - ILI Grant Eye Movement
    & Pupillometry Lab
   $10,000 - Computerized Cognitive
    Neuroscience Behavioral
    Assessment Lab
Speaker Series

    2001 Jessie Ball duPont
    Behavioral Neuroscience Speaker Series

    Oliver Sacks, M.D. (Awakenings)
Psychology Students
    Psychology Students

   > 40 student co-
    authored conference
    presentations per year
       American Psychological
          Society
       Eastern Psychological
          Association
       Society for Neuroscience
       Etc…
    Educational &
    Community Outreach

   Brain Awareness Week
   Upper Shore Mental
    Health Clinic
   Crossroads Community
   Radcliff Creek School
   Psi Chi & Psychology
    Club
Our Students Speak!
   Let them tell you in their own words
    what they have accomplished
ETS Psychology Major Test                                  (1)


   Nationally ranked in performance on the Psychology
    Major Field Test - Average Percentile Ranking 2002

     Neuroscience

     Methodology

           Clinical

         Cognitive

    Developmental

                      0   10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
   ETS Psychology Major Test   (2)




Overall
Average
National
Percentile
Ranking
    Student Graduate School
    Admissions
   Jonas Johnson - Clemson University
   Donald Stranahan - Univ. of Maryland Medical Coll.
   Lanae Arnold - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
   Kyle Geissler - University of Illinois
   Nicole Lopez -    Loyola College, MD (M.A.)
   Kristi Masimore - Argosy University
   Nicole Velte - Loyola College, MD (PsyD)
   Nicole Zenewitz - Eastern Connecticut State College
Student Graduate School
Admissions
   Vicki Smrcka - USMRICD ; Kennedy Krieger Inst.
   Gillian Hue - Emory University
   Erin Madden - Univ. Alabama-Birmingham
   Quincy Miles - JHU Juvenile Research Ctr.
   Julie Hurley - Tufts University
   Carissa Laguarina - Monmouth University
   Meredith Lutz - Drexel University
   Heidi Nadler - University of Pennsylvania
   Rebecca Stephenson - Univ. of Rochester
Student Graduate School
Admissions

   Melissa Christine - Chicago Prof. School of Psych.
   Marianne Rodney - Univ. of Delaware
   Erin Reed - Towson University
   Eric Johnson - Texas A&M
   Elizabeth Doppler - Suffolk University
   Amy Hartsock - UMBC
   Jessica Villecco - Towson University
Graduate School Admissions ‘03
   Leora Ramiro: Neuroscience
         Cornell University, Lehigh University & Rutgers
   Kelly Beakley: Clinical
         University of Denver, Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
          Temple University, U Penn.
   Melanie Mitchell Clinical
         Argosy University
   Liz Dunlap: School Psychology
         Towson:
   Jen Craley: Clinical
         Indiana U pf PA; Temple
   Rebecca Sirman: School Psychology
         Delaware
   Arial Paskin: Clinical
        Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS)
Jobs for the class of ’03 (so far)
   Courtney Alfes: clinical assistant
   Amanda Hare: Research Assistant @
    Harvard or NIH
   Jen Courson: Financial Planner
    American Express
        Washington College
   2000-2010
       Introductory Laboratory
       Interdisciplinary Courses
       Expand Internship and
        Research Experiences for
        Undergraduates
       Renovation and Expansion of
        the Dunning-Decker Science
        Center
Snazzy new facilities
Construction begins 4-03!
Washington College
Department of Psychology
http://psychology.washcoll.edu




     Thank You
Washington College
Department of Psychology
http://psychology.washcoll.edu

       KCameron2@washcoll.edu
       MKerchner2@Washcoll.edu
       LLittlefield2@washcoll.edu
       KMcKillop2@washcoll.edu
        JSiemen2@washcoll.edu
        GSpilich2@washcoll.edu
                            Drop us a line!
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