The Psychology major provides training in both theoretical and applied psychology. The Psychology Department offers both a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. Students interested in teaching, counseling, or clinical psychology typically opt for the B.A. degree. The B.S. degree requires more experience in research methodology and is pursued by students who desire to attend graduate school in experimental psychology. Psychology majors and others are urged to discuss the B.A. and B.S. degrees with psychology faculty to help ensure appropriate course selection. A major in psychology requires 32 semester hours.
Many students choose to minor in psychology. A minor in psychology consists of 20 semester hours.
For more information on courses and course descriptions, please refer to the College Catalog.