The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is designed to prepare students to secure employment in the 21st-century workforce in the fields of health, education, business, or science. Job areas include employee relations, marketing, counseling, banking, and public relations. Students interested in people-oriented fields such as social services, business, and education will be well-served. The degree also provides a solid foundation for students interested in graduate study in psychology or a closely-related field (e.g., counseling, social work).
Student Learning Outcomes
The student learning outcomes for the Bachelor of Science in Psychology are presented below:
1. Graduates will demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in psychology.
2. Graduates will demonstrate familiarity with the basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation of results.
3. Graduates will demonstrate familiarity with the basic ethical and professional knowledge in psychology.
Students must meet all requirements for admission to the university on our Applying for Admissions site. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology has no separate or special admission requirements.
- Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to baccalaureate degrees as specified on our Academic Requirements site.
- Students must complete at least 45 semester hours at the 3000 level or above and at least 15 semester hours at the 4000 level.
- Students are required to make a grade of “C” or higher in all major requirements (specified PSYC courses and PSYC electives) applied toward the degree.
- No more than 54 hours of psychology courses can be applied toward the degree.