Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The B.S. in Psychology program helps students understand how thought processes and neuropsychological functioning influence behavior, in order to understand the mind-body connection. The program equips students with strong foundational knowledge in the anatomy, circuitry, and cognitive processes of the human brain, as well as a strong skill set in psychological research. Students who complete the program are well equipped to pursue graduate education and careers in psychology, allied health fields (e.g., physician’s assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nutrition), neuroscience, and a variety of research-related careers.
|Introduction to Statistics 1|
|Fundamentals of Biology (BIOL 151 Recommended) 2|
or BIOL 151
|General Biology I|
|General Psychology 3|
|Writing 2: Psychology Subdisciplines and Career Trajectories 4|
|Data Analysis in Psychology|
|Human Growth and Development|
|Introduction to Brain and Behavior|
|Writing 3: Research Methods in Psychology 5|
|Senior Seminar: Psychology and Christian Integration 5|
|Students complete the major by choosing courses from several domains of guided electives:|
|Domain A: Social/Cultural/Systems Psychology||3|
|History of Psychology|
|Multicultural Psychology 6|
|Psychology of Religion|
|Psychology of the Family|
|Domain B: Neurocognitive Psychology||12|
|Psychology of Learning|
|Bilingualism, Biculturalism, and Cognition|
|Neurological and Behavioral Disorders|
|Domain D: Research Experience||6|
|Research Experience (repeated once) 7|
Meets the General Education Quantitative Literacy requirement.
Meets the General Education Natural Science requirement.
Meets the General Education Social Science requirement.
Meets the General Education Writing 2 requirement.
Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.
Meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.
Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.