Nov 13, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, BA


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Program Mission Statement

The mission of the BA degree programs in the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences is to establish an integrated, multidisciplinary foundation for more focused study in one of the Major Areas offered by the department. Together, a departmental Major and Minor Area or the Interdisciplinary Social Science Major are intended to prepare students for entry into graduate or professional programs.

Graduate Outcomes

PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR

  • Graduates demonstrate an understanding of the basic history, theories, and research methods of psychology as the scientific study of the thoughts and actions of individuals.
  • Graduates possess written and oral communication skills necessary to demonstrate problem-solving and technological skills consistent with the objectives of the Psychology Major.
  • Graduates can demonstrate the ability to carry out independent, scholarly work, which includes the ability to: identify and formulate problem statements appropriate to the academic discipline; select matching investigation methods; and collect, analyze, and interpret information.

Assessment

The graduate outcomes for the BA degree programs in the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences are assessed through the graduation/exit survey, alumni survey, feedback from internship supervisors, review of collected student- generated exhibits over time, and program self-study and/or reports from external reviews. The assessment plans for the BA degrees in the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences are available through the department.

Credit Requirements


General Education: 32 Credits


General Education 

Select 1 course/4 credits from the following:


Select 1 course/4 credits from the following Capstones:


Psychology Minors: 24 Credits


Select any one from the following ISS Minors. Students may select a non-ISS Minor by department permission only.

Electives: 24 Credits


Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 120.

Psychology Total Credits: 120


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