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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

The Department of Psychology undergraduate curriculum provides a broad and balanced treatment of psychology. Upon completion of this course of study, students will have received upper-division instruction in at least five of the many sub areas of psychology. Thus, they will have knowledge of the diversity of ideas and activities that constitute the field. This curriculum is designed to meet the needs of both those students seeking a liberal arts undergraduate degree and those intending to enter advanced training in psychology, education, medicine, or related fields.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students should have an overview of the discipline of psychological science.
  2. Students should understand the basic statistics that are used to analyze psychological data.
  3. Students should understand the methods of inquiry used in psychological science.
  4. Students should be able to present their knowledge to relevant parties through clear written and verbal communication.
  5. Students should have in-depth understanding of the research in the major topics of study in psychological science.