The program in psychology aims to help students gain a better understanding of human behavior. Opportunities are provided for students to learn essential methods, concepts, principles, and theories of psychology. Students learn techniques, which can be used to improve self-esteem, motivation, and sensitivity. Psychology majors study the nature, causes and treatment of psychological disorders. Majors also study human emotions, sexuality, and psychological development.
Students majoring in psychology are prepared for positions in community mental health agencies and hospitals, as well as in research centers. Graduates are encouraged, however, to continue their study on the graduate level.
This degree program requires at least 122 semester hours for completion.
Academic Degree Plans for: Bachelor of Science in Psychology (PDF)