A discussion of the following:
The history of this area including its relationship to other areas of psychology and/or other academic disciplines
Two of this area’s psychological theories that are relevant to the work.
Two of the research methods that researchers in this area commonly use to gather data and test hypotheses
A description of two empirical studies from the professional literature of this area and an explanation how the results of each of these studies can or have been used to promote human welfare. The studies must come from a peer-reviewed journal.
A specific occupation in this area that you plan to eventually enter; an accurate description of this occupation, the tasks a person in this occupation is required to perform; and a list of the specific types of knowledge, skills, and characteristics (i.e., work styles) a person needs in order to be successful in this occupation. The information for this section must be gathered from O*NET (http://online.onetcenter.org/)
A reference section containing at least five scholarly references (Do not use generic dictionaries/encyclopedias and use only Web sites ending in .edu, .org, or .gov.) Textbooks should not be used as part of the required sources.