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Bachelor of Science


Upon completing the Psychology program, students will be able to describe the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.  Students will be able to apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.  Students will also be prepared to use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.

Psychology Course Requirements

  • INT 267 Statistical Methods (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 212 Lifespan Development (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 280 African-American Psychology (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 315 Assessment & Treatment Planning (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 316 Introduction to Counseling (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 325 Professional Ethics (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 350 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 360 Origins and Theories of Personality (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 364 Social Psychology (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 365 Cognitive Psychology (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 370 Learning and Motivation (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 390 Physiology of Psychology

  • PSY 495 Practicum/Internship

  • PSY 499 Capstone/Final Project


Students may take the following courses for a minor in Addictions Counseling (18 hours)

  • PSY 301 Group Dynamics (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 310 Addictions Counseling (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 220 Introduction to Addictions

  • PSY 320 Multicultural Counseling (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 383 Counseling of the Dysfunctional Family (3 cr hours)

  • PSY 395 Physiology of Addictions (3 cr hours)

Students must complete all course requirements as well as the general education core. Any elective hours will also be required to reach the 120-hour minimum graduation requirement. Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalog for all course descriptions.

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