This major is designed for students who want to learn about behavior — normal and abnormal — how it is studied, and its relation to applied areas. Graduates are equipped for various positions in human service agencies, industrial settings, or laboratories. Others continue their education and go on to medical or law school or work toward a master's or doctoral degree.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
- 50 credits required for the major
- 13 prescribed course credits
- 34 additional course credits
- 3 internship credits (optional)
- 21 credits required for the Bachelor of Arts degree
- 39 General Education credits
- 13 elective credits
The prescribed courses for the bachelor of arts degree focus on introductory psychology and psychology as a science and profession. Additional course work also includes basic research methods and a capstone experience. Other course options are available to fulfill the remainder of the degree requirements allowing you to customize the degree to meet your areas of interest or specific needs.