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Psychology (BS)

Hours - 42 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2018
Last Revision 5/29/2020

Program Requirements


Clinical/Counseling Emphasis — 42 Credits

Requirements — 21 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
PSYC 111 General Psychology F, W, S 3.0
PSYC 205 Applied Social Statistics F, W 3.0
PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology F, W 3.0
PSYC 306 Quantitative Research Methods F, W 3.0
PSYC 350 Social Psychology F, W, S 3.0
PSYC 385 Biopsychology F, W, S 3.0
PSYC 440 Abnormal Psychology F, W 3.0

Clinical/Counseling Required Core — 12 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
PSYC 310 Measurement and Evaluation S 3.0
PSYC 340 Community Mental Health F, S 3.0
PSYC 450 Psychotherapy W 3.0
PSYC 451 Advanced Cross `Cultural Psychotherapy S 3.0

Clinical/Counseling Emphasis Electives — 9 Credits

Only 3 credits of PSYC 495R and 3 credits of PSYC 496R can be counted towards elective credits.
Each student will take three elective courses from the following list:

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
PSYC 307 Qualitative Research Methods W 3.0
PSYC 321 Organizational Behavior F, W 3.0
PSYC 341 Personality W 3.0
PSYC 357 Cultural Psychology F, S 3.0
PSYC 365 Motivation F 3.0
PSYC 370 Behavioral Psychology Variable 3.0
PSYC 380 Sensation and Perception Variable 3.0
PSYC 381 Drugs and Behavior W 3.0
PSYC 390R Special Topics in Psychology Variable 3.0
PSYC 399R* Internship in Psychology F, W, S 3.0
PSYC 402 Educational and Instructional Psychology W 3.0
PSYC 405 Multivariate Statistics Variable 3.0
PSYC 495R Independent Study Variable 1.0 - 3.0
PSYC 496R Mentored Research F, W, S 1.0 - 3.0
EXS 409 Sports Psychology F, W 3.0

    *Only 3 credits of internship can be counted towards Psychology elective credits.


    General/Experimental Emphasis — 42 Credits

    Requirements — 21 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    PSYC 111 General Psychology F, W, S 3.0
    PSYC 205 Applied Social Statistics F, W 3.0
    PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology F, W 3.0
    PSYC 306 Quantitative Research Methods F, W 3.0
    PSYC 350 Social Psychology F, W, S 3.0
    PSYC 385 Biopsychology F, W, S 3.0
    PSYC 440 Abnormal Psychology F, W 3.0

    General/Experimental Emphasis Electives — 21 Credits


    Only 3 credits of PSYC 495R and 6 credits of PSYC 496R can be counted towards elective credits.
    Each student will take seven electives courses from the following list:

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    PSYC 307 Qualitative Research Methods W 3.0
    PSYC 310 Measurement and Evaluation S 3.0
    PSYC 321 Organizational Behavior F, W 3.0
    PSYC 340 Community Mental Health F, S 3.0
    PSYC 341 Personality W 3.0
    PSYC 357 Cultural Psychology F, S 3.0
    PSYC 365 Motivation F 3.0
    PSYC 370 Behavioral Psychology Variable 3.0
    PSYC 380 Sensation and Perception Variable 3.0
    PSYC 381 Drugs and Behavior W 3.0
    PSYC 390R Special Topics in Psychology Variable 3.0
    PSYC 399R* Internship in Psychology F, W, S 3.0
    PSYC 402 Educational and Instructional Psychology W 3.0
    PSYC 405 Multivariate Statistics Variable 3.0
    PSYC 450 Psychotherapy W 3.0
    PSYC 495R Independent Study Variable 1.0-3.0
    PSYC 496R Mentored Research F, W, S 1.0-3.0
    EXS 409 Sports Psychology F, W 3.0

    *Only 3 credits of internship can be counted towards Psychology elective credits.


    No grade below “C-” will be allowed in the major.


    Program Outcomes

    Upon completing a major in Psychology, students will:

    • Write effectively using the American Psychological Association Style.
    • Communicate effectively in presentation situations.
    • Demonstrate an understanding and awareness of differences among peoples.
    • Use technology effective. Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of psychological theories and principles.
    • Understand and apply ethical principles, particularly those stressed by the “Ethical Principles of Psychologists.”
    • Understand the process of moving from undergraduate to graduate programs and/or the marketplace.