Guide to the Department of Psychology Records, 1965-1992

Summary Information

Title: Department of Psychology Records, 1965-1992
Collection: UA.5038
Extent: 9.5 linear feet (19 boxes)
Abstract:

The Department of Psychology provides students the opportunity to pursue either a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree and also offers four master's level graduate programs. The Department of Psychology Records are primarly composed of administrative files relevant to the department, including correspondence, memos, course syllabi, grant proposals, annual reports, and information on curriculum.

Creator: Department of Psychology

Biographical/Historical Note

The Department of Education and Psychology was formed in 1961, and classes in psychology were offered as a supplement to the education curriculum. The Department of Psychology became a separate department in 1965. The current Department of Psychology offers students the opportunity to pursue either a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with the option of concentrating in specific areas of study. The department also has four master's level graduate programs in Clinical Health Psychology, General Experimental Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology and HRM, and School Psychology.

Scope and Contents

The Department of Psychology Records are primarily composed of administrative files relevant to the department. Documents include correspondence, course syllabi, grant proposals, policy and procedure reports, long-range plans, and information on curriculum. There are also memos from the Personnel Office, Registrar's Office, the Graduate School, the College of Arts and Sciences, Academic Affairs, the College of Education, and Business Affairs.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5038: Department of Psychology Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

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