Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology provides theoretical coverage in the science of psychology while introducing critical skills necessary to function proficiently in applied service provision settings. The degree program is interdisciplinary by design, thus the curriculum provides a comprehensive survey of psychology and builds upon an integrated foundation of general and applied science, research methods and technical writing, health care management, and human relations and development.

To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:

  1. Students will be able to integrate individual perspective with psychological concepts and theories in written work.
  2. Students will be able to apply psychological concepts, theories, and appropriate tests and measures to real world cases and situations.
  3. Students will be able to critique scholarly articles from peer reviewed psychology journals with regard to strengths and weaknesses of research design, content, and generalizability.
  4. Students will be able to analyze aspects of ethics and multicultural diversity as they relate to practice in the psychological profession.

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Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.

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Upon completion of your bachelor's degree in Psychology at CSU, the University of West Alabama has articulated acceptance into their Master of Science in Experimental Psychology degree program. For specific information regarding this agreement, please see the information at the following link: UWA Articulation Agreement

*  Natural Sciences include biological sciences, chemistry, physical sciences, physical geography, and earth science.

**Each of these courses requires a prerequisite. Please review the course descriptions and objectives for each course to determine the prerequisite requirement.