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

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 institutions in which they desire to transfer prior to enrolling in this program.

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Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.

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