Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology Catalog: 1974-1975


The Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology offers a broad range of courses and experiences relevant to the understanding and modifi­ cation of human behavior. Faculty members represent a number of specialties within the fields of psychology, education and theology. All graduate programs are designed to meet the individual needs of students preparing for careers in professional psychology. History The Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology has developed from the outreach of the Narramore Christian Foundation. This Foundation, incorporated in 1958, is an evangelical Christian organization devoted to the furtherance and application of the fields of psychology and education. In 1968 the Narramore Christian Foundation received per­ mission to grant the M.A. and Ph.D. through the Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology. In 1970 the Rosemead Graduate School of Psy­ chology was incorporated separately and began its academic program with the first class of students. Rosemead, California The city of Rosemead is a part of the greater Los Angeles metro­ politan area. It is strategically situated near key freeways which make major attractions of Southern California easily accessible. Located in a major population center, abundant opportunities exist for intellectual, cultural and recreational activities. Among the many places of special interest within easy driving dis­ tance are Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Huntington Library, Holly­ wood Bowl, Dodger Stadium, Anaheim Stadium, Mount Wilson Ob­ servatory and the Los Angeles Music Center. The Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology does not provide on-campus housing facilities. There are numerous apartments and houses for rent within convenient distance of the school. Accreditation and Approval The Graduate School achieved two milestones this past year in the recognition of the school's program: Western Association of Schools and Colleges In June 1973, the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, acted to recognize the Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology as a Candi­ date for Accreditation. "A Recognized Candidate is a fully operative institution which has indicated its intent to work toward accredita­ tion, has provided evidence of sound planning and of the resources to implement these plans, and appears to have the potential to attain accreditation within a reasonable time. Recognized Candidacy is not accreditation and does not assure or imply eventual accreditation."


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