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


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 one of the following: 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 2015-2016 Catalog.