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.
- Demonstrate knowledge of legal and ethical behavior in research and applied settings. Students should demonstrate knowledge 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)