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Curriculum

B.A. in Psychology Total Credits
120 crs.

General Education Requirements
60 crs.
Common Core
12 crs.
ENG110 College Writing
3 crs.
ENG130 Literature and Composition
3 crs.
COM107 Introduction to Communications
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
3 crs.
Liberal Arts
24 crs.
History Elective
3 crs.
PHL203 Ethics
3 crs.
Social Science Elective
3 crs.
Performance, Written, or Fine Arts Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Math
6 crs.
MAT120 College Algebra or higher
3 crs.
MAT220 Statistics I
3 crs.
Science
3 crs.
BIO120 Concepts of Biology
3 crs.
Open Electives
15 crs.
Electives
15 crs.

Leadership Core
3 crs.
LCS105 Elements of Organizations
3 crs.

Major, Core and Concentrations
51 crs.
Designated Writing Course
3 crs.
PSY413 Writing in the Behavioral Sciences
3 crs.
Major Core
33 crs.
PSY101 Fundamentals of Psychology I
3 crs.
PSY102 Fundamentals of Psychology II
3 crs.
PSY200 Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan
3 crs.
PSY220 Multicultural Psychology
3 crs.
PSY301 Social Psychology
3 crs.
PSY305 Theories of Personality 
3 crs.
PSY306 Abnormal Psychology
3 crs.
PSY310 Learning Theory          
3 crs.
PSY340 Neuropsychology I
3 crs.
PSY341 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
3 crs.
PSY421 Psychology Capstone
3 crs.
Directed Elective
3 crs.
PSY300-400 Level Elective
3 crs.
Concentration
12 crs.
Select an option from below.
12 crs.

COLLEGE TO CAREER CORE
6 crs.
CTC101 College Success Seminar
3 crs.
CTC301 Professional Success Seminar
3 crs.

Human Development, Education, & Health Concentration
12 crs.
PSY201 Child Development
3 crs.
PSY203 Adolescent Psychology
3 crs.
PSY260 Educational Psychology
3 crs.
PSY307 Drugs and Behavior
3 crs.

Organizational Studies Concentration
12 crs.
MGT105 Principles of Management
3 crs.
MGT335 Organizational Behavior 
3 crs.
MGT408 Organizational Theory and Development
3 crs.
PSY270 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
3 crs.

The university reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The university will notify students of any changes officially through the university website. 

For full course descriptions please refer to the University Catalog for the current Academic Year.


Program Outcomes

  • Students will analyze major concepts, theories, and empirical findings in psychology in order to explain, and solve problems related to, human behavior and mental processes

  • Students will apply scientific research methods in psychology including research design, data analysis, interpretation of results, and use of information technology

  • Students will analyze how experiential and biological factors interact to shape mental processes and behavior

  • Students will apply knowledge of ethical standards in evaluating psychological research and practice

  • Students will analyze how diverse sociocultural experiences and perspectives influence behavior and mental processes

  • Students will communicate key psychological concepts in oral and/or written formats

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to collaborate effectively with others