Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program is designed to provide students real world application of psychological concepts and theories. Students will develop analytic, interpersonal, and leadership skills to be competitive in today’s job market.  

 

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology prepares the student to: 

  • Examine the impact of human behavior and mental processes within the workplace.
  • Apply psychological theories and concepts within an organization. 
  • Analyze and interpret research in psychology to help make informed business decisions.
  • Employ critical thinking and analytic skills to develop leadership traits. 

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program competencies:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • Integrate psychological principles with self, social, and organizational systems.
  • Demonstrate a personal leadership style that can be applied to complex/adaptive settings.
  • Construct effective strategies for self-management and self-improvement.

Degree Requirements

Courses: General Education

COMS201Technical and Professional Writing

4.5

COMS220Critical Interpretation of Documentary Film

4.5

ENGL104Introductory Written Communication

4.5

ENGL105Professional Written Communications

4.5

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

MATH102Introduction to College Math

4.5

MATH106Algebra for Business

4.5

PHIL101Introduction to Ethics

4.5

PSYC102Introductory Psychology

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course

1.5

SOCL102Introductory Sociology

4.5

SOCL202Social Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Class

4.5

 

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

or

HUMELEHumanities Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:66

Courses: Core

BHVS205Managerial Psychology

4

BHVS215Motivation and Emotion

4

BHVS315Interpersonal Communication and Dynamics

4

BHVS316Psychology and Mass Media

4

BHVS320Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data

4

BHVS400The Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity

4

BHVS410Positivist Psychology and Leadership

4

HUMN400Psychological Aspects of Cinema

4

PSYC130Group Dynamics

4

PSYC210Social Psychology

4

PSYC310Organizational Psychology

4

PSYC315Biological Foundations of Behavior: The Brain

4

PSYC320Theories of Personality

4

PSYC337Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace

4

PSYC355Learning and Cognition

4

PSYC360Psychological Tests and Measurements

4

PSYC405Psychology of Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

4

PSYC426Leadership

4

PSYC498Psychology Capstone

4

RES305Introduction to Social Science Research Methods

4

RES310Applied Research Methods in Psychology

4

UNIV301Careers in Psychology

4

Total Credit Hours:88

Courses: Concentration

ELE24 credits from the Concentration Elective Choices

24

PSYC499Change and Emerging Trends in the Field of Psychology

4

Total Credit Hours:28

Courses: Concentration Elective Choices

CB450Orientation to the Consumer Behavior Profession

4

CB455Marketing Management, Strategy, and Research

4

CB460Sales and Advertising

4

CB465The Psychology of Consumer Economic Behavior

4

CB470Consumer Behavior: The Individual

4

CB475Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society

4

PSYC420Communication and Interviewing Skills

4

PSYC422Community Psychology

4

PSYC424Diversity

4

PSYC428Neuroscience: The Brain

4

PSYC434Stress Management

4

OB450Orientation to the Organizational Behavior Profession

4

OB455Consulting Skills

4

OB460Creating Change in Individuals and Organizations

4

OB465Adult Learning: Corporate Training and Development

4

OB470Developing Human Resources

4

OB475Advanced OD Skills: Organization Interventions

4

Total Credit Hours: 182

Locations

  • Virtual Campus