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About the Program: 

Do you desire to help people better understand themselves and others? As a psychology major, you will explore behavior and the internal and external factors that influence it. You will have a foundation in the research methodology, biological, developmental, and cognitive bases of behavior. In addition, you will be able to take courses in abnormal, social, personality, multicultural, animal behavior and industrial/organizational psychology. Psychology majors may choose from among the following concentrations:

General Psychology

What you'll study - Developmental psychology, methodology, theories of personality, psychology of motivation

Career Paths - Public relations, human resources, training, social work, marketing and sales, counseling, child psychology and forensic psychology

Diversity Training

What you'll study - Multicultural psychology, cross-cultural psychology, minority group and race relations, group dynamics

Career Paths - Human resources, training, employee relations, community service

Human Services Studies

What you'll study - Nonprofit management, psychology, sociology, methodology

Career Paths - Nonprofit management, delivery of social services

Please also take note of the Common Core and General Education Programs.

General Psychology Concentration - Core Courses (REQUIRED)
Notes and Instructions: 
Students declaring/changing to one of the majors in the division (PSC, PSY, SOC) must take the discipline-specific statistics course if they have not previously taken another statistics course. If a student has taken a statistics course in another discipline prior to declaring the major, and earned a C or better in that course, they do not have to take the discipline-specific statistics course. Under no circumstances can MTH 200 be substituted for PSY 245 or SOC 218. NOTE: Government & International Studies majors are required to take SOC 215.
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Select 1 course from Group 1
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Select 2 courses from Group 2
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Select 2 courses from Group 3
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Select 2 courses from Group 4
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200+ level Elective from list above or course not taken from groups 1-4 Note: PSY 430, Diversity Certificate Internship, is only open to students enrolled in the Diversity Certificate Program