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  Sep 23, 2017
 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Psychology


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Hegis Code 2001

Psychology


Courses in psychology are designed to serve a number of purposes: to satisfy intellectual curiosity; to offer insights into human behavior, personal and social; to offer another dimension to the studies of those involved in education and nursing, in particular, and all disciplines in general; to prepare those choosing a major in psychology for graduate school and careers in the helping professions.

Program requirements for Psychology Major


Students with the baccalaureate degree in psychology have a firm foundation for entry level careers in social service agencies, consumer advocacy, business (such as personnel work and organization development) and community improvement groups. In addition, the psychology degree constitutes strong preparation for graduate studies.

Students majoring in psychology must take a minimum of 35 credits with an average of C or better. They study a core of psychological disciplines including the following required courses:

Additional Requirements


PSY 1010  (General Psychology) is a prerequisite for all courses numbered 2000 and above.

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