What is America? It's a nation like so many others, sure, but it's one with such a complicated and unique history, culture, and personality that you could truly spend a lifetime trying to define and understand it. As a matter of fact, some people do! American Studies is an entire academic discipline devoted to deeply . . .
If you want to help troubled individuals improve their lives, either counseling or psychology could be a great career path to pursue. While the work in these two fields may be similar in many ways, there are also a number of differences. When weighing their options, students should be aware of differences in the level . . .
Several factors affect demand. Some of these are the level of your college degree, geographical location, specialty, and business sector. This post will examine these influences of a psychology degree, which 52% of undergraduates choose as a major. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that as of 2016, there were 166,600 psychologists with . . .
A Doctor of Philosophy, known by the initials Ph.D. or PhD, has nothing to do with philosophy. It has much to do with academia and research. Except for some fields, such as creative writing and other artistic disciplines, a Master of Fine Arts may suffice to teach at the college level. If you want a . . .
This report may help those who are trying to decide between a D.B.A. and Ph.D. in business; then you should consider some of the differences. Students interested in a career as a college professor or researching business theories and models may prefer a Ph.D. Whereas, a D.B.A. is a professional doctorate with a focus on . . .
You hear a lot about the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, but how do you choose between them? While studies in all of these in-demand technical fields are valuable, there are pros and cons for each educational path. If math is your favorite class and you are leaning toward majoring in mathematics in . . .
Mathematician is a career that requires a great deal of college education. To perform the advanced mathematical calculations used to solve real-world problems or better understand the mysteries of the mathematical sciences, you first need a strong foundation in the many branches of math. While the right major for an aspiring mathematician may seem obvious . . .
When you go to school for a math-related career, you aren’t only choosing what to major in, but also how much time you will invest in your education. Some math-related careers require nothing more than a bachelor’s degree. For others, you need to plan for more long-term schooling. In many math-related careers, you can start . . .
One thing they do share is the prefix of psych. In Ancient Greek, psyche (ψυχη) meant the soul or spirit. Another source, Free Dictionary, states the origin from Greek psūkho-, soul, life, which came from psūkhē. In English, the prefix psycho- or psych-refers to mind, mental. Definitions Psychotherapy: The treatment of mental illness or related issues . . .