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2017-2018 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  Feb 22, 2024
2017-2018 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Psychology, BS

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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)

Electives 5 courses (15 credits)

Students choose five additional psychology courses. A maximum of six credits in 1900-level courses may be used for the electives requirement. Some courses, such as PSY 1910 - SUPERVISED FIELD PLACEMENT , PSY 1912 - DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL READING , PSY 1913 - DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH , and PSY 1972 - TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY , require special permission from the instructor.

Additional Requirements 1 course (3 credits)

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

Liberal Arts Courses

Psychology majors should take the following courses as part of their general education requirements.

Total Credits: 38

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