Mar 29, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Major (Bachelor of Science)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-126

Freshman - Credits: 32-33

  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement   (Cr. 3-4)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Electives   (Cr: 6)

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Global Issues General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Electives    (Cr: 9)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Electives    (Cr: 6)
  • General Education Elective    (Cr: 6)
  • Psychology Elective    (Cr: 3)
    • Must be at the 300 level.
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3) 

Senior - Credits: 30

  • General Education Electives    (Cr: 6)
    • Must be at above the 100 level.
  • Psychology Elective    (Cr: 3)
    • Must be above the 300 level. 

Psychology Electives

Psychology electives are any course with a PSY designation at the 300 level or above and SM 306 Psychology of Sport.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the psychology program, students will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • Apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Apply basic psychological concepts and principles in real world settings.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the psychology discipline.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in academic discourse within the psychology discipline.

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