The Psychology program is designed to offer a solid background in psychological science that will prepare students for graduate work in psychology and for entrance into the job market. In addition to an extensive curriculum in traditional psychological studies, psychology students participate in clinical and research activities that give them practical experiences in the application of psychological principles.
Students in psychology are required to complete two years of world language studies and demonstrate proficiency in writing, statistics, and research skills. Psychology students are also required to develop and conduct a research thesis, a field placement course which requires completion of a community based internship program, and other courses which prepare students for the academic demands of graduate school.
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the scientific and applied areas of psychology.
Pursue acceptance into graduate and professional schools of psychology and related fields.
Demonstrate proficiencies for undergraduate entry-level careers that require a background in the knowledge of psychology
Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Complete a total of 120 credit hours of coursework for graduation.
Students may choose 18 hours of elective courses that match their personal career interests in psychology or other academic disciplines across the university curricula after consultation with their academic advisors.