Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

The B.A. in Psychology degree is designed to provide students with a sufficient background in psychology to pursue degrees in a variety of professions as well as graduate schools in certain fields. Because the B.A. in Psychology consists of 33 credits, this degree also affords students the opportunity to specialize in other areas through minors, concentration, and Certificates of Undergraduate Studies (CUGS).
 
The following are the department requirements for incoming freshmen in the Fall 2019 semester and later.  Students starting prior to Fall 2019 and transfer students should review the advising page for their requirements or contact their academic advisor.

Required Courses

BIOL01.113 General Biology: Human Focus

PSY01.107 Essentials of Psychology (Humanistic Literacy)
PSY01.199 Navigating Psychology
PSY01.301 Psychology of Scientific Thinking
PSY07.301 Statistics in Psychology (prerequisite PSY01.106)
PSY07.303 Research Methods in Psychology (prerequisite PSY07.202)
PSY02.300 Psychology as a Profession and Practice
PSY09.218 Lifespan Development
or PSY09.209 Child and Adolescent Development
PSY02.310 Learning and Behavior
  or PSY01.327 Cognitive Psychology
PSY05.206 Social Psychology
  or PSY01.230 Psychology of Personality
PSY10.315 Physiological Psychology
  or PSY01.326 Perception
PSY03.200 Abnormal Psychology
  or PSY09.305 Developmental Psychopathology
PSY01.499 Psychology Senior Capstone
Three additional s.h. of approved psychology electives

Total Credits in Program: 120 s.h.