Feb 28, 2021  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.S.

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120 Credit Hours

Must include a minor or additional major

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1. Research and critical thinking:  Exhibit competence in research methodology, analysis, and critical thinking.

2. Integration:  Integrate psychological concepts from a Christian perspective.

3. Communication:  Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.



General Education Requirements - 41 Credit Hours

Psychology majors must complete the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in the General Education Program .

School of Arts and Sciences Additional Natural Science Requirements - 5 Credit Hours

Students in the School of Arts and Sciences must take five additional hours of natural science: 1 lab to accompany the course taken for general education [BIO 1043 , BIO 1023 , ESC 1043 , OCY 1043 , FOR 1003  , PHY 1033 , PHY 1063 , or PHY 2113  and one additional natural science course and accompanying lab. The two natural sciences must be in different areas (one BIO and one other). In sum, students are required to take a minimum of 8 hours of natural science courses: two natural science courses (one biological science and one other) along with the labs associated with each. We recommend Psychology majors take BIO 1043   and BIO 1041  (lab) to fulfill one science requirement.


* highly recommended for students who intend to pursue graduate study.

**if not taken to satisfy the required psychology courses, you may choose the course as an elective.

General Electives/Minor - 38 Credit Hours

38 additional credit hours are needed to meet the 120 total and 42 upper-level requirements.


Sample Degree Plan

Psychology Degree Plan 

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