Psychology, B.S.

Program Locations

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is available at the following locations:

About this Program

Students seeking a bachelor's degree in psychology will receive an education aligned with recommendations from the American Psychological Association.  This well-rounded program introduces students to a variety of courses that emphasize practical knowledge and vocational opportunities.

In the BA in psychology degree students participate in practicum courses and classes like Intro to Professional Psychology, which allow them to visit sites where counseling takes place and to observe licensed counselors with private practices.

Along with the core curriculum, students should expect a degree plan which requires 33 hours in their major field of study, 27 of which must be upper-division. A maintained major GPA of at least a 3.0 will allow for automatic admission into the M.A. in Counseling program.

Requirements

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology requires 124 semester hours. A total of 34 hours in psychology are required, 27 must be upper-level.

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Faculty

The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences has a highly qualified and experienced faculty. 

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Organizations -Psi Chi

  • Psi Chi is the national honors society in psychology, open to students interested in advancing the field of psychology.
  • Students can submit papers for publication through the society, and receive benefits such as scholarships and grants.
  • To qualify, students must be majoring or minoring in psychology, have completed at least 9 semester credit hours in psychology courses, have at least a 3.0 GPA in all psychology courses and a 3.0 GPA overall.

Careers

  • Military Psychologist
  • Child psychologist
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Cognitive psychologist
  • Consumer psychologist
  • Counseling psychologist
  • Developmental psychologist
  • Educational psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Health psychologist
  • School psychologist
  • Rehabilitation psychologist

School of Behavioral & Social Sciences Events

August 22, 2018

Classes Begin on Plainview...

Classes Begin on Plainview Campus
All Day Plainview Campus

April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211)
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center, Room 211

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