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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, BA

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Program Mission Statement

The mission of the BA Psychology degree program is to offer students a broadly based curriculum that will serve as a foundation for continued studies in psychology or the behavioral sciences, or for related professional programs. 

Graduate Outcomes

  • Graduates will demonstrate discipline-specific knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Graduates will possess oral and written communication skills.
  • Graduates will demonstrate the ability to think logically and critically, while suspending judgment and evaluating what one should believe.


Discipline-specific knowledge will be assessed through the Psychology Area Concentration Achievement Test and critical thinking skills will be assessed with the CCTT-Z.  Oral and written communication skills will be assessed at the end of students’ capstone experience coursework.  The assessment plan for the BA degree in Psychology is 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: 20-24 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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