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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology B.S.

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Bachelor of Science Degree
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Psychology
(770) 423-6225

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. It examines behavior and mental processes in an effort to serve human welfare. The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology is designed to provide students with strong research, communication, and critical thinking skills. As such, the program requires completion of an Introductory Psychology course, a Careers in Psychology course, a laboratory-based two-semester research sequence, courses from the primary areas of the discipline, and a Senior Capstone Experience. The undergraduate degree in psychology provides students with a strong foundation for graduate study in a variety of disciplines. It also provides a broad liberal arts education that can serve as an entry point into bachelor’s degree-level careers. Students are encouraged to select courses in consultation with an advisor.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

see listing of requirements 

Specific General Education Requirement for this Major

University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

Lower-Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

(All prerequisites must be completed with a “C” or better to fulfill prerequisite requirements

Major Electives

One course from each of the following five areas:

Senior Capstone Experience:

One 3-credit hour course from the following:

Psychology Electives:

Twelve credit hours of 3000-4000 level PSYC courses.

Related Studies (12 Credit Hours)

3000-4000 level courses outside of PSYC.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (123 Credit Hours)

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