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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program provides undergraduate learners with instruction across the broad science of psychology. The curriculum emphasizes the knowledge, skills, and values identified by the American Psychological Association (APA) as fundamental in the undergraduate study of psychology and is designed to foster understanding of the complexities of human behavior and thought and the development of the analytical, quantitative, and communication skills associated with psychology study. Successful graduates of this program are prepared to continue their studies at the graduate level or pursue careers in a variety of public and private employment settings in which psychology knowledge and skills are used to promote human welfare.

* The Combined BS/MS in Education or MS in Higher Education options are available only for select master’s Education specializations. See the Combined Bachelor’s/Master’s Options section for details.

† The Combined BS/MS in Psychology option affects the number of required and elective credits for the bachelor’s General Psychology specialization. See the Combined Bachelor’s/Master’s Options section and the program requirements for the bachelor’s General Psychology specialization for details.