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Psychology Concentration

The concentration in Psychology offered under the BA degree in Liberal Studies is an 18-credit program that focuses on psychological principles and research methods, and explores the psychological approaches to various problems in the humanities, social sciences and the life sciences. Students who complete this concentration may also earn an Undergraduate Certificate in Psychology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical concepts, and historical trends in psychology
  • Use the scientific method to examine psychological questions
  • Articulate the importance of values, ethical standards and diversity in psychology
  • Apply psychological principles to personal, social and organizational issues

BA in Liberal Studies: Psychology Concentration

Concentration Requirements Credits
PSY-211 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY-350 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY-379 Social Psychology 6
Select one course from the following:
  • PSY-352 Psychology of Personality
  • PSY-360 Organizational Theory
  • PSY-363 Industrial Psychology
PSY-400 History and Systems of Psychology 3
Total Credits 18

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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