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- Program Information
The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology is reflective of current trends in the field of psychology through its emphasis on scientific research and psychological theory and practice. The curriculum includes foundational courses in health, social, applied, personality, and developmental psychology with a focus on the development of scientific literacy and analytic skills.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology prepares students for a career in business, human resources, management, or administration. The program is an excellent preparatory program for students planning to attend graduate school in psychology or a related field. A business-oriented background can complement the analytic and communication skills acquired from the psychology course work and prepares students for success in industrial-organizational psychology, consumer behavior, and leadership.
Length of Program
The degree program may be completed in a minimum of 10 terms of instruction and with a maximum satisfactory time frame for completion of 15 terms. The curriculum includes: 30 semester credit hours of general education courses, 18 semester credit hours in interdisciplinary courses, 24 semester credit hours in lower division required courses, and 48 semester credit hours in upper division required courses.
Mode of Instruction
The Master of Science degree in Psychology is offered through distance education.
The Bachelor of Science with a Psychology requires a minimum of 120 semester credit hours of coursework which are as follows:
- 30 Credit hours in General Education courses.
- 18 Credit hours in interdisciplinary courses.
- 24 Credit hours in lower division required courses.
- 48 Credit hours in upper division required courses.
The graduating student will be able to demonstrate:
- The understanding of diversity and influences of cultural differences in human development.
- The key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology.
- The application of descriptive and inferential statistics to behavioral research.
- Writing skills that describe empirical research.
The mission of the Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology program is to provide students with the critical skills and knowledge necessary for continued professional, educational, and personal advancement in Psychology and related disciplines.
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