BA Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program prepares graduates with the knowledge and application of why people behave the way they do and what mental processes are involved in their thoughts. This program places an emphasis on gaining real-life experience and networking opportunities in the field. Graduates from the program can seek in advocacy roles, social support and helping others realize their true potential.

Key Program Features

Learn to effectively communicate with others

Analyze of the motives and consequences of behavior

Learn about human development from conception to death

Program Details

Practical experience and networking opportunities are built into the core courses of the program. Students will have the advantage of having actual experience in the field which will help them secure better jobs after graduation or transition to a graduate program in psychology or a related field.

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Required Core (30SH):

  • PSY 101 Orientation for Psychology Major I
  • PSY 240 Lifespan Development
  • PSY 250 Social Psychology
  • PSY 281 Learning and Cognition
  • PSY 321 Research Methods I
  • PSY 355 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 350 Assessment OR PSY 314 Behavioral Assessment Intervention
  • PSY 355 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY495 Senior Capstone Seminar
  • MAT 240 Statistics OR CJC 405 Data Analysis for Social Sciences

Professional Emphasis (6SH):

  • PSY 472 Clinical Internship Preparation
  • PSY 473 Clinical Internship

Elective Core (12SH) – Choose four from the following:

  • PSY 200 Interpersonal Relations
  • PSY 201 Special Topics in Psychology
  • PSY 279 Research Assistantship
  • PSY 305 Forensic Psychology
  • PSY 331 Development in Infancy & Childhood
  • PSY 350 Psychology Assessment
  • PSY 479 Research Internship
  • PSY 485 Special Topics in Psychology
  • BIO 305 Neurobiology OR PSY 308 Behavioral & Cog. Neuroscience
  • Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Community Caseworker
  • ABA Therapist
  • Juvenile Case Coordinator
  • Recruiting Consultant
  • Forensic Care Specialist
  • Staff Development Coordinator
  • Family Advocate