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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  May 24, 2024
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Psychology, BS

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In the Fall of 2019, the Psychology, BS was re-classified from the Division of Natural Sciences to the Division of Behavioral Sciences. Students enrolled in the major prior to Fall 2019 will be able to complete the program in the Division of Natural Sciences. Students beginning in Fall 2019 will be in the Division of Behavioral Sciences.

Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and deals with learning and motivation, perception, development and adjustment of human personality, social relations, and methods of research used in analyzing human behavior. Practicum and research experiences are available to qualified students

Introductory Course 1 course (3 credits)

Core Courses 3 courses (9 credits)

Take three of the following courses:

Research Courses 2 courses (8 credits)

Electives 5 courses (15 credits)

Five additional Psychology courses.

PSY 0004 Psychology Career Planning Semiar is highly recommended for Psychology majors with 30 or more credits.

Only two of the following courses may be applied toward the Psychology major - 1910, 1912, 1913, 1920, 1972.

Electives for the Clinical/Counseling Focus

Students who choose the pursue the Clinical/Counseling Focus will select three of the following courses plus any two additional psychology courses for a total of 15 credits..

Additional Requirements 1 course (3 credits)

After earning 90 credits, all Psychology majors must take PSY 1925 - SENIOR THESIS , to fulfill the capstone class requirement.

General Education Requirements

Psychology majors must take the following as part of their General Education Requirements.

Total Credits: 38

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