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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Psychology Major B.BS.PSYC


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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.

Experimental Area - take one course & corresponding lab from the following:


Biological Area - take one course from the following:


Developmental Area - take one course from the following:


Social - Personality Area - take one course from the following:


Clinical Application Area - take one course from the following:


Diversity Area - take one course from the following:


Required Electives - 12 credits


Take 12 credits of PSYC electives.

Social Science Reciprocity - 3 credits


Take one course from the following prefixes. Your choice may not be used to satisfy a General Education or Major requirement, and must be from outside your major discipline: AIS/LAKL, ANTH, GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, SOC, SPCM.

Humanities Reciprocity - 3 credits


Take one course from the following prefixes. Your choice may not be used to satisfy a General Education or Major requirement, and must be from outside your major discipline: ART, ARTH, ENGL, FREN, GER, HUM, MCOM, PHIL, RUSS, SPAN, THEA.

System Gen Ed Requirements (SGRs) - 30 semester hours


  • ENGL 101
  • ENGL 201
  • SPCM - Gen Ed - Speech (1 class) - 3 semester hours
  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics (1 class) - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science (2 classes from different subjects) - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Arts & Humanities (2 classes from different subjects or a foreign language sequence) - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Sciences & Lab (2 classes/corresponding labs) - 6-8 semester hours

Minor and Electives required


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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