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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology, BS (43-747)


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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge and comprehension of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings to discuss how psychological principles apply to behavioral problems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of scientific reasoning and problem solving, including effective research methods.
  • Behave legally and ethically in research and applied settings. Students should demonstrate a consideration of individual differences and the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity.
  • Demonstrate competence in writing and in oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge about realistic occupational, career, and advanced educational opportunities appropriate to the discipline and develop a feasible plan to pursue those opportunities.

To be admitted to the B.S. in Psychology program, the student must have completed 30 hours with a 2.60 or higher cumulative GPA or have completed PSY 2120  and PSY 2130  with a grade of C or better in each course.

 

Psychology, BS (43-747) (4 Year Guide)  

General Education Requirements: 36-39 Sem. Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Upper-Level (3000/4000) Electives: 0-2 Sem. Hours


(depending on choices made in major electives and general education)

Free Electives: 35-38 Sem. Hours


Minimum Total: 120 Sem. Hours


10 Competency 10 course

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