Cross References for CIP Codes (Academic Instruction Programs) in 42 – PSYCHOLOGY.
42.0101 – 42
A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.
30.1701 – Behavioral Sciences.
42.2703 – 42
Developmental and Child Psychology.
A program that focuses on the scientific study of the unique stages of psychological growth and development of individuals from infancy through childhood. Includes instruction in cognitive and perceptual development, emotional development, personality development, the effects of biological maturation on behavior, theories of cognitive growth and related research methods, testing and assessment methods for different age levels, research on child and adolescent behavior therapy, and the psychology of aging.
19.0706 – Child Development.
Examples: – Child Psychology, – Lifespan Development
42.2706 – 42
A program that focuses on the scientific study of the biological bases of behavior and psychological functioning, and their application to experimental and therapeutic research problems. Includes instruction in functional neuroanatomy, neural system development, biochemical neural regulatory mechanisms, neurological biophysics, memory storage and retrieval, physiology of cognition and perception, physiological bases of psychopathology and behavioral disorders, psychopharmacology, comparative psychobiology, molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, and specialized experimental design and research methods.
30.1701 – Behavioral Sciences., 26.1501 – Neuroscience., 30.1001 – Biopsychology., 26.1504 – Neurobiology and Behavior.
Examples: – Physiological Psychology, – Psychobiology
42.2803 – 42
A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of psychological counseling, involving the rendering of therapeutic services to individuals and groups experiencing psychological problems and exhibiting distress symptoms. Includes instruction in counseling theory, therapeutic intervention strategies, patient/counselor relationships, testing and assessment methods and procedures, group therapy, marital and family therapy, child and adolescent therapy, supervised counseling practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations.
51.1508 – Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
42.2804 – 42
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
A program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and group behavior in institutional settings, applications to related problems of organization and industry, and that may prepare individuals to apply such principles in industrial and organizational settings. Includes instruction in group behavior theory, organizational theory, reward/punishment structures, human-machine and human-computer interactions, motivation dynamics, human stress studies, environmental and organizational influences on behavior, alienation and satisfaction, and job testing and assessment.
52.1003 – Organizational Behavior Studies.
42.2805 – 42
A program that prepares individuals to apply clinical and counseling psychology principles to the diagnosis and treatment of student behavioral problems. Includes instruction in child and/or adolescent development; learning theory; testing, observation and other procedures for assessing educational, personality, intelligence and motor skill development; therapeutic intervention strategies for students and families; identification and classification of disabilities and disorders affecting learning; school psychological services planning; supervised counseling practice; ethical standards; and applicable regulations.
13.1101 – Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
42.2809 – 42
A program that focuses on the psychology of aging and of elderly individuals and populations, with reference to growth and decline across the life span. Includes instruction in gerontology, developmental and adult psychology, age-related development and decline of cognitive processes, age-related psychological and neurological disorders, social and personality development in aging populations and individuals, and applications to the clinical treatment and care of older adults.
19.0702 – Adult Development and Aging., 30.1101 – Gerontology.
42.2811 – 42
A program that prepares individuals to provide therapeutic, evaluative, and research services to families and individuals in the family unit context. Includes instruction in natural and family systems theory, family and group rituals, family evaluation and assessment, marital and couples therapy, sex therapy, parenting, interviewing techniques, genogram construction, family sculpting, diversity issues, family violence, family law, and professional standards and ethics.
51.1505 – Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling., 19.0704 – Family Systems.
42.2813 – 42
A program that focuses on the application of psychological theories and methods to real-world settings and problems, such as business and industry, government, education, military, and community settings. Includes instruction in applications of psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling, human factors, research methods and statistics, and program evaluation.
30.3101 – Human Computer Interaction.
42.2815 – 42
Performance and Sport Psychology.
A program that focuses on the motor, physiological, and psychosocial aspects of sport behavior. Includes instruction in applied sport psychology, clinical mental health counseling, coaching, exercise physiology, ethical performance enhancement; human development, leadership and team building, mind-body practices, neuroscience, and personality and health.
31.0508 – Sports Studies.
Examples: – Sport and Exercise Psychology