Spring 2017 Psychology Department Newsletter

Hello SJSU Psychology Alumni!

We hope you enjoy the alumni newsletter for the Spring 2017 semester. As always, please keep in touch and let us know if you’d like to contribute a column to the newsletter.


Erin Woodhead, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Editor 

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Fall 2017 Psychology Capstones

Fall 2017 Psychology Capstone Topics  – PSYC 190

Torabian Sec 1 MW 12:00 – 13:15 TBD
Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and Intellectual Disability

Klaw Sec 2 MW 15:00 – 16:15 DMH 359
Warriors at Home: Veterans and the Transition to College and the Civilian World

Feist Sec 3 TR 10:30 – 11:45 DMH 356
Critical Thinking (Don’t Believe Everything you Think)

TBD Sec 4 TR 12:00 – 13:15 TBD

Fanos Sec 5 M 18:00 – 20:45 DMH 359
Psychological Trauma in Childhood and Adolescence

Fanos Sec 6 W 16:30 – 19:15 DMH 347
Psychological Trauma in Childhood and Adolescence

Caffrey Sec 7 TR 15:00 – 16:15 DMH 359
Current LGBTQ Issues in Psychology

Psyc Capstones Fall 2017 (PDF)

Psychology Career Guide


With over 115,000 students graduating with a Bachelor’s in Psychology every year competition for coveted career placements has never been higher.

To help these students begin thinking about their futures before entering the job market, we’ve created a guide of the best careers for psychology majors. It highlights several common paths of employment, as well as a few out-of-the-box options. The guide also explores useful workplace skills learned in the major and provides a collection of resources to help new psychology graduates.

Best Careers for Psychology Majors