The Bachelor’s in Psychology degree, requires successful completion of 120 semester hours, including (1) the Program of General Studies; (2) the psychology program (3) the completion of a comprehensive exam; and (4) a program of electives or minor as worked out with a student’s advisor.
The general objective of the psychology program is to prepare students for professional training in the field of psychology by providing an overview of the essential methods and findings of experimental, clinical, and theoretical psychology. The primary theoretical orientation of the program is behavioral although the students will be exposed to multiple theoretical orientations. The scientist-practitioner model is emphasized in applied courses. Opportunities are provided for both human and non-human experimental research through environmental manipulation.
The student must earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or better (except where stated otherwise) in all courses.
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