Psychology, B.A.

Bachelor of Arts
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About This Degree

The Psychology Department offers a concentration in traditional psychology. The core psychology requirements focus on statistics and research methodology. The remaining requirements provide students with exposure to sub-disciplinary areas that include perception, physiological, cognitive, learning, history and systems, contemporary issues, tests and measurements, developmental, social, personality, abnormal, motivation, psychopathology, and counseling, as well as other areas. Completion of this major prepares one for a career as a child care worker, assistant mental health worker, health care worker, or research assistant. Continued study may include a master’s degree in psychology or social work or a doctorate in psychology.