Psychology Major, The: Career Options and Strategies for Success, 6th edition

  • R Eric Landrum, 
  • Stephen F. Davis

Your access includes:

  • Search, highlight, notes, and more
  • Easily create flashcards
  • Use the app for access anywhere
  • 14-day refund guarantee

$10.99per month

Minimum 4-month term, pay monthly or pay $43.96 upfront

Learn more, spend less

  • Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eTextbook audio

  • Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eTextbook with search

  • Stay organized

    Access all your eTextbooks in one place

  • Easily continue access

    Keep learning with auto-renew


The Psychology Major: Career Options and Strategies for Success is 1-stop shopping for the psychology major. Authors R. Eric Landrum and Stephen Davis provide tools, tips and evidence-based advice on everything from good study habits and proper APA formatting to information on possible career paths. Designed for undergraduate students, the text serves as a practical and inspirational guide, offering strategies for success and motivational stories alike.

The 6th Edition has been updated with new exercises, success stories, citations and more. A new chapter entitled Student Self-Care helps address the toll that college can take on students' physical, mental and emotional health.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137506262

Subject: Psychology

Category: Introduction to Psychology


1. Why College?
2. Why Psychology?
3. Careers with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
4. Pursuing Bachelor's-Level Options
5. Career Options with a Master's Degree or Doctoral Degree
6. The Graduate Admissions Process
7. Outside-of-Class Opportunities. Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Internships, and Organizational Involvement
8. Sharpening Research Skills
9. An APA Format Primer
10. Doing Well in Psychology Classes. Study Tips
11. Self-Care
12. Ethical Issues for Psychology Majors
13. The Psychology Major. Nurturing Your Career

Your questions answered

Pearson+ is your one-stop shop, with eTextbooks and study videos designed to help students get better grades in college.

A Pearson eTextbook is an easy‑to‑use digital version of the book. You'll get upgraded study tools, including enhanced search, highlights and notes, flashcards and audio. Plus learn on the go with the Pearson+ app.

Your eTextbook subscription gives you access for 4 months. You can make a one‑time payment for the initial 4‑month term or pay monthly. If you opt for monthly payments, we will charge your payment method each month until your 4‑month term ends. You can turn on auto‑renew in My account at any time to continue your subscription before your 4‑month term ends.

When you purchase an eTextbook subscription, it will last 4 months. You can renew your subscription by selecting Extend subscription on the Manage subscription page in My account before your initial term ends.

If you extend your subscription, we'll automatically charge you every month. If you made a one‑time payment for your initial 4‑month term, you'll now pay monthly. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details.

To avoid the next payment charge, select Cancel subscription on the Manage subscription page in My account before the renewal date. You can subscribe again in the future by purchasing another eTextbook subscription.

Channels is a video platform with thousands of explanations, solutions and practice problems to help you do homework and prep for exams. Videos are personalized to your course, and tutors walk you through solutions. Plus, interactive AI‑powered summaries and a social community help you better understand lessons from class.

Channels is an additional tool to help you with your studies. This means you can use Channels even if your course uses a non‑Pearson textbook.

When you choose a Channels subscription, you're signing up for a 1‑month, 3‑month or 12‑month term and you make an upfront payment for your subscription. By default, these subscriptions auto‑renew at the frequency you select during checkout.

When you purchase a Channels subscription it will last 1 month, 3 months or 12 months, depending on the plan you chose. Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of your term unless you cancel it.

We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details.