Psychology and Human Services, BS
The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program in Psychology and Human Services is firmly grounded in the discipline of psychology while also stressing realistic career opportunities in human services fields for graduates. The curriculum design allows students to explore an academic and experiential environment that prepares them for careers in diverse areas of the helping professions. The program also prepares students for graduate work in psychology, counseling, social work, and related fields.
No more than two grades of D in upper-division courses are allowed in the Psychology major. Upper-division courses are all courses other than those of Areas A through F. 1000- or 2000- level courses used in the upper division are included in this restriction.
|Core Curriculum (Areas A-E)||42|
|All Core Curriculum requirements for the Psychology degree are shown under Core Curriculum in the Graduation Requirements section of the Undergraduate Catalog.|
|Lower Division Requirements (Area F) 1||18|
|PSYC 1101||Intro to General Psychology (with a grade of "C" or above)||3|
|PSYC 2110||Psychology in the Workforce (with a grade of "C" or above)||3|
|PSYC 2103||Intro to Human Development (with a grade of "C" or above)||3|
|Choose three additional 1000/2000 level courses. This excludes the following: (1) PHED activity, 1000 level HFMG, TECH and MSL courses; (2) courses offered for institutional credit only; and (3) career program courses not specifically approved in advance. 2||9|
|Upper Division Major Requirements 3||24|
|PSYC 3300||Ethics & Professional Issues||3|
|HMSV 3010||Intro to Human Services||3|
|PSYC 3100||Interpersonal Comm & Helping||3|
|PSYC 3180||Multi-cultural Psychology||3|
|PSYC 3520||Theories of Personality||3|
|PSYC 3130||Social Psychology||3|
|PSYC 3350||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSYC 3560||Research Methods-Psychology (with a grade of "C" or above)||3|
|Upper Division Major Electives||18|
|Select 6 upper division (3000-4000) level PSYC or HMSV courses 3, 4, 5|
|Choose 15 hours of 1000-4000 level courses. 6|
|PSYC 4490||Internship/Practicum in Psych.||3|
|Required Capstone Experience||0|
|PSYC 4999||Senior Evaluation||0|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
Please note that no more than 12 total hours in Area F may be PSYC courses. IF MATH 1401 Elementary Statistics is not completed in D2, F, or as a related elective, PSYC 2105 Statistics for Psychology MUST be completed with a “C” or above as a psychology elective in either area F or as an upper division psychology elective. If students complete MATH 1401 Elementary Statistics to meet the Department of Psychology statistics requirement, it must be completed with a “C” or above.
Courses in the following areas are encouraged: foreign language, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, statistics and biological science.
No more than two grades of D in upper-division courses are allowed in the Psychology major. Upper-division courses are all courses other than those of Areas A through F. 1000- or 2000-level courses used in the upper division are included in this restriction.
No more than 2 selected topics may be taken in this area. For example, you may not take PSYC 3801 Selected Topics I, PSYC 3802 Selected Topics II, PSYC 4801 Selected Topics III, AND PSYC 4802 Selected Topics IV. You are limited to only two classes designated as selected topics.
Excludes PHED activity, 1000 level HFMG, TECH, and MSL courses; courses offered for institutional credit only; and career program courses not specifically approved in advance. Please note students may use only one PSYC course in this area.