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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology (B.A.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for Psychology:

Students will be able to:

Scientific and Critical Thinking

  • Critically analyze, synthesize, and evaluate ideas.
  • Conduct independent psychological research and apply psychological and methodological concepts to novel research ideas.

Knowledge Base

  • Describe current and historical concepts and theories within the domains of the field: Mind and Body, Self and Society, Clinical and Counseling.

Ethical Reasoning in the Field

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluation of psychological science and practice with sensitivity to context, diversity, and human differences.


  • Effectively convey an evidence-based analysis of psychological research and theories through oral and written formats.
  • Interact effectively with others in academic and applied settings.

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content and skills to career goals and cultivate a sense of purposeful life work.

The Psychology major requires:

Domains of Psychology

Two of the five courses taken in the Domains of Psychology must be at the 300-level.

Suggested Four Year Planner:

First Year Suggested Courses:

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Fourth Year Suggested Courses:


PSY 105  is a prerequisite to all psychology courses, except PSY 125  and PSY 325 .

Students must achieve an average of a C- or better for PSY 280  and PSY 285  to continue in the major

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