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Psychology, Bachelor of Arts

120 credits

The BA degree in Psychology emphasizes understanding of the science and study of behavior and mental processes.


Degree Requirements

Credits

PS 2010 Introduction to General Psychology 3
PS 2050 Life-Span Developmental Psychology 3
PS 2100 Measuring Behavior (TECO) 3
PS 3140 Statistics in Psychology (QRCO) 3
PS 3150 Research Methods in Psychology (WRCO) 3
PS 3600 Behavioral Neuroscience 3
PS 4010 History and Systems 3
PS Psychology electives [not PSDI] 6
Group A - complete one of the following: 4
PS 3210 Learning
PS 3220 Cognitive Psychology
Group B - complete two courses: 3
PS 3030 Social Psychology
PS 3340 Personality
Capstone - complete one of the following: 3 or 6
PS 4360 Internship in Psychology
PS 4400 Psychology Seminar
PS 4800 Advanced Research Seminar in Psychology
PS 4940 Independent Research in Psychology
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry 3
MA Math Foundations 3
CTDI Creative Thought Directions 6
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SIDI Scientific Inquiry Directions 6-8
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
DICO Diversity Connection 3
INCO Integration Connection 3
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Foreign Language (GACO) 8
Electives 33-31 or 30-28

The foreign language requirement for all BA degrees calls for 0-8 credits: one year of one language (6-8 credits); or one 3000/4000 level world language course (3 credits); or being a native speaker of a language other than English (zero credit). American Sign Language I and II fulfill this requirement; however, American Sign Language does not satisfy the Global Awareness Connection.

*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.