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:
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Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.
Students may select electives from courses not used to meet other requirements.
Students interested in continuing into a master’s program in psychology are encouraged to take the following recommended electives.
Students who do not intend to pursue a master’s program in psychology do not need to consider the additional mathematics courses as electives. All students are encouraged to speak with their academic advisor to determine their best options.
Note: This program is a general survey of psychology and will not qualify graduates to become a licensed counselor, social worker or psychologist. Students should consult state requirements and the institutions in which they desire to transfer prior to enrolling in this program.
Students must take into consideration the 36 semester hour upper division requirement when selecting courses.
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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.