Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology degree program exposes students to a broad range of thinking about psychology and provides opportunities for research experience. Students who complete the psychology degree program have the skills to be successful in a range of vocations or professional and graduate training programs, and are well-prepared for further study of psychology, medicine, and law.

Students who complete the bachelor’s degree in Psychology will be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of, and ability to apply, fundamental psychological theories, perspectives, and techniques to define and address real-life situations.
  • Proficiency in explaining and evaluating strengths and limitations of several common research methods, data analyses, and studies employed by psychologists.
  • Informational and communication competence by formulating a topic of interest, conducting a literature search, selecting and critically evaluating valid and appropriate sources, and synthesizing and presenting in oral and/or written form using APA style format selected psychology articles and books.
  • Proficiency in conducting fundamental psychological experimental research and communicating findings in a professional manner using APA style format and following professional ethical research guidelines.
  • Advanced breadth of disciplinary knowledge by explaining and applying at least two selected content and applied areas of psychology (e.g., clinical-counseling, cognition and learning, developmental, social, abnormal-forensic) to describe and address real-life situations.

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