B.S. Psychology

General Education Requirements 1
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Natural Sciences-030
Select six hours of Natural Sciences6
Choose one of the following
PHIL 1301Introduction to Philosophy3
or PHIL 2303 Introduction to Formal Logic
Visual and Performing Art-050
Select three hours of Visual and Performing Arts3
U.S. HIstory-060
HIST 1301United States History I3
HIST 1302United States History II3
Political Science-070
GOVT 2305Federal Government3
GOVT 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences-080
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
University Option-090
Choose one of the following
SPCH 1311Introduction to Speech Communication3
or SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
or SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication
Select three hours that meet one of the core requirements above3
Major Course Requirements
BIOL 3400Introduction to Biology4
PSYC 3307Human Lifespan3
PSYC 3309Writing in Psychology3
PSYC 3310Abnormal Psychology3
PSYC 3330Statistics for the Behavioral Science3
PSYC 4435Principle Research for Behavioral Sciences4
PSYC 3312Biological Foundations of Behavior3
PSYC 4305Social Psychology3
PSYC 4320History of Psychology 23
Choose one of the following
PSYC 3303Educational Psychology3
or PSYC 3305 Human Cognitive Processes
or PSYC 3320 Psycholinguistics
or PSYC 3301 Psychology of Learning
Choose one of the following
PSYC 3350Personality3
or PSYC 4301 Psychological Assessment
or PSYC 2315 Psychology of Adjustment
or PSYC 3311 Behavior Analysis and Behavior Management
Choose one of the following
PSYC 3360Sport Psychology3
or PSYC 3315 Human Sexuality
or PSYC 4310 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
or PSYC 4325 Motivation
Choose one of the following
PSYC 4332Psychopharmacology3
or PSYC 4302 Adaptive Psychology
or PSYC 4303 Animal Behavior
Choose one of the following
PSYC 3302Health Psychology3
or PSYC 4315 Fundamentals of Program Evaluation
or PSYC 4350 Forensic Psychology
Computer Information Systems Elective
Any Level Computer Information Systems elective3
Psychology Elective
Upper Level Psychology elective3
Any Level electives16
Upper Level electives12
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Refer to the General Education Requirements for more information.


 Capstone Course:  Should be taken in last semester.

Course Information and Schedule

The Course Information page includes a complete list of courses and course descriptions. 

See the courses offered this semester using the Online Course Schedule.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, trends).

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental principles, generalizations, or theories.

  3. Apply course material to improve thinking, problem solving, and decisions, both in coursework and in real-life situations.

  4. Demonstrate skill in expressing oneself in oral presentations and in writing.

  5. Find and use resources for answering questions and solving problems.

  6. Analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view.

  7. Practice skills in working with others as a member of a team.

  8. Demonstrate specific skills, competencies, and points of view needed by professionals in fields most closely related to specific courses.

  9. Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of intellectual/cultural/historical activity in psychology.

  10. Demonstrate a clear understanding of, and commitment to, ethics and personal values.


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