Oct 02, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022

Psychology (Non-Teaching), B.S.


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As society becomes increasingly complex, the need for knowledge and research in psychology as well as the services of psychologists grows.

Goals:

  1. To provide the necessary background for graduate work in any field of psychology
  2. To prepare students for positions in industry, diagnostic centers, mental health clinics, drug abuse and crisis centers, social welfare agencies and other related human services fields
  3. To provide service courses in the General Education Curriculum for other academic departments:

Major Requirements


The Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology requires a minimum of 120 hours, including the following psychology core courses:

Total Hours: 21


Total Hours: 24


General Electives/Minor


There is a total of eighteen (18) hours in general electives or a minor. Having a minor is not a requirement, but the department recommends that in order to fulfill the requirement for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology (120 hrs) the student take the needed eighteen (18) hours in one area or discipline. If, however, the student chooses not to minor, then the 18 hours can be taken from any area of interest to the student. Select from any area, including ROTC, the Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Art, Journalism, etc.

Total Hours: 18


Suggested Course Sequence


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Fall Semester

Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 15

Senior Year


Fall Semester

Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 12

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