May 20, 2024  

Psychology B.A.

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Learning outcomes for the psychology major are to:

  1. Understand theory and content of psychology
  2. Understand research methods used in psychology
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking skills
  4. Apply psychological principles to societal issues
  5. Use technology to gather information
  6. Communicate effectively
  7. Build a community of diverse learners
  8. Demonstrate career planning and development

What jobs are available for psychology graduates?

  • Case manager of mental health worker
  • Researcher or data analyst
  • Crime victim’s advocate
  • At-risk youth worker
  • Social services coordinator
  • Human resources worker or recruiter
  • College development worker

A major in psychology is intended to prepare students for employment in human services in baccalaureate-level positions and for graduate study in applied areas. In addition to completing the General University Course Requirements, psychology majors are required to complete lower-division requirements, major requirements, and 12-24 credits of electives. Lower-division and major requirement classes may not be taken pass/no pass or fall below a C- (1.7) grade.

General University Course Requirements: 36-39 credits

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Minimum total credits 120, including 48 upper-division credits

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