Bachelor of Science Psychology

The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology leads to a broad foundation of knowledge in the discipline of psychology. One of our primary goals is to educate students to intelligently evaluate psychological information that they are encountered with in the real world. By completing this major, students will understand basic psychology terminology and concepts used in; statistical and research methods, physiological psychology, and history and systems. Students will also understand what constitutes scholarly sources, and be able to access them. All psychology majors are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities such as research, volunteer, and internships as well as our various student organizations that are affiliated with the major.

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Minor Psychology

The minor in Psychology leads to a basic foundation of knowledge in the discipline of psychology.  By completing this minor, students will understand basic psychology terminology and concepts used in the discipline. The Psychology Department minor permits emphasis of several areas; Clinical Psychology, Human Factors Psychology, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. When designing a minor, select courses which strengthen graduate school preparation and/or employment potential. Emphasis areas will not appear on the transcript.

Certificate Behavioral Forensics Psychology

The Behavioral Forensics Certificate is an interdisciplinary course of study that focuses on ways society attempts to recognize and deal with various forms of criminal behavior. The certificate exposes students to the practice of psychology within the legal system, including topics such as confidentiality, competency, and insanity. Students should view this certificate only as a way to shape and organize their coursework in this particular area of study; the certificate shows potential graduate schools and employers that students have been exposed to behavioral forensics. For more information please contact, Dr. Karen Mottarella.

Honors Undergraduate THesis (HUT)

The Honors Undergraduate Thesis (HUT) (Previously Honors in the Major (HIM)) Program, is designed to encourage the best juniors and seniors to undertake original and independent work in their major field. For more information, please contact Dr. Chrysalis L. Wright.