2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
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2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Psychology, B.A.

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The purpose of the psychology program is to provide students with a grasp of the guiding psychological principles of human behavior. Coursework is designed to adhere to recommendations by the American Psychological Association which emphasizes a broad foundation including courses in experimental methodology, critical thinking, human development, and the biological, social, and clinical aspects of behavior. The program emphasizes applied career-related experiences as well as a foundation in the broad theoretical issues of contemporary psychology. Coursework and practicum experiences also are designed to develop in students an enhanced social awareness, an appreciation of individual differences, and a sense of social responsibility.


Psychology General Education Requirements


(5 courses)


  • Fine Arts (1 course) ADAH, ADSA, FPAR, MUS
  • Literature/Language (1 course)
  • Philosophy (1 course)
  • Electives (2 courses) ADAH, ADSA, ENGL, FPAR, FREN, HUM, MUS, PHIL, REL, SPAN

Social Science

(3 courses)

Natural Science/Quantitative Reasoning

(2 courses)

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