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B.S. in Psychology
This degree is designed to expand your knowledge about the science of psychology through research, scholarship, and service opportunities. Psychology is a broad subject that includes the study of how biology and the environment work together to influence human behavior. The field includes disciplines in developmental, social, cognitive, clinical, counseling, human factor engineering, evolutionary, forensic, health, educational, industrial/organizational, and quantitative psychology. Upon completion of this program you will have developed a strong foundation in the knowledge of human behavior and skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. Graduates also possess strong writing skills and the ability to think critically.
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As a psychology major, you will advance through 4 years of coursework consisting of the common university core classes, plus 46 hours of psychology classes and electives for a total of 120 hours.
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Courses in this degree program are in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. Our degree is designed to provide challenging opportunities that will enable you to obtain the necessary academic knowledge, leadership skills, and cultural experience to be successful in the future.
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Students will learn to view psychological research through both empirical and critical lenses while obtaining basic knowledge of research and statistical tools.
The Department of Psychological Sciences is committed to:
- Encouraging and supporting scholarship of faculty and students,
- Providing the best practices in teaching and learning,
- Updating the curriculum to meet the needs of psychology professions, and
- Seeking diversity within the faculty and student populations to reflect and meet the needs of modern society.
|PSYC||3301||Psychology of Learning|
|PSYC||3309||Writing in Psychology|
|PSYC||3330||Elementary Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences|
|PSYC||3435||Principles of Research for the Behavioral Sciences|
|PSYC||4320||History of Psychology|
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