In this learning pathway we will explore psychology today as a discipline in the academy, as a career path, and as a steppingstone to a variety of careers. As you work your way through the learning pathways take note of the transferrable skills that are emphasized in the discipline that can be applied in a variety of industries, workplaces and positions.



Dr. Dukewich provides a brief orientation to this learning pathway on contemporary psychology.


Pathway Learning Outcomes

By the end of this learning pathway you should be able to:

  • Describe the different subdisciplines that come under the umbrella of psychology as an academic discipline
  • Identify some of the career paths that apply specialized knowledge from the discipline of psychology to real-world contexts
  • Identify how a degree in psychology can help someone get an entry-level position as a new graduate