Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The B.S. degree in Psychology provides students with a broad view of the
field of psychology; its methods of study, its interaction with society and the various specialties of modern psychology. The psychology degree has many applications; some may wish to continue their studies in
graduate or professional schools of psychology, others may seek to use the psychology degree to enter the fields of law, education, or social work. Still others
study psychology to gain an understanding of people for later use in
management, labor relations, personnel administrator, teaching, public relations worker,
student activities officer, corrections officer, or in some other allied vocation. Many students enter
directly into psychology-related positions in such areas as rehabilitation or
Psychology provides a vehicle for personal development and an
avenue for pursuing a liberal arts education. The study of psychology will
broaden one's knowledge of people and their behavior and teach one how to study
behavior in a scientific way.
The Psychology degree addresses the general areas of developmental,
personality, social, cognitive, and abnormal psychology. It fosters the
development of verbal, quantitative, analytical, and technological
skills that are useful for work in psychology and related fields.
Degree Requirements Summary
- Psychology Program Requirements (18 credits)
Includes courses in Personality, Cognitive, Abnormal, Developmental and Social Psychology.
- Program Electives (18 credits)
Includes courses in Psychology and Human Services.
- General Electives (42 credits)
Select courses that expand your field of study and provide
depth in a particular discipline. The General Electives allow for transferring
a multi-disciplinary number of credits from other schools, while providing the
opportunity to customize your learning experience.
- University Core Curriculum (42 credits)
Includes courses in Communications, English, Fine Arts,
Humanities, Liberal Arts, Math, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences.
For a detailed Degree Plan Click Here
A maximum of 66 credits may be transferred in from an accredited
two-year school and 90 credits from an accredited four-year school.