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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Psychology Major

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WebAdvisor Code - B.BS.PSYC

The goals of the psychology program are to prepare students for successful entry level employment and provide a strong academic foundation for graduate and professional study in psychology, counseling, and other related fields. The degree curriculum includes a liberal arts foundation as well as courses focusing on specific knowledge about animal and human behavior. Students are introduced to psychology as a discipline, a science, and a profession with many areas of application. As part of the program, students have opportunities to enroll in internships in applied areas and engage in faculty mentored research projects.

Biological Area - take one course from the following:

Gen Ed Requirements - 43 semester hours

  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 9 semester hours
    (See footnote * below)
  • Gen Ed - Arts & Humanities - 12 semester hours
    (See footnote * below)
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 8 semester hours


* Global Requirement: depending on your selection, this requirement will satisfy 3 hours of either Social Science or Arts & Humanities requirements. Take 1 course from AIS/HIST 257, ANTH 210, ARTH 211/212/251, ENGL 211/212, GEOG 210, HIST 121/122/153, HUM 100, MCOM 151, POLS 141/250

A minor is required with this major plus electives to total 120 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses.

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