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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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 for mental health
  • Researcher
  • Crime victim’s advocate
  • Writer
  • Lawyer

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 up to 23 credits of electives. Lower-division and major requirement classes may not be taken pass/no pass or fall below a C- (1.7) grade.

1. General University Course Requirements: 43-45 credits

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4. Major Electives (as needed): 21-23 credits

Students select from the following list or may take other department-chair-approved elective courses
to satisfy elective credits.

Minimum total credits 126, including 48 upper-division credits

Total: 126 credits

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