Bachelor of Science in Psychology

University of North Alabama

Program Description

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

University of North Alabama

The Department of Psychology offers a major program in psychology leading to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree; a minor program in psychology; service coursework for the program for the preparation of secondary teachers offered through the College of Education; coursework applicable to general studies component requirements in all university programs; and a variety of courses required or recommended in other programs.

Programs in the department are designed to serve students who wish to prepare for graduate study in psychology and in related fields calling for supporting concentrations or courses in psychology.

For majors, a modern foreign languages through the intermediate level and additional coursework in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics are strongly recommended. Prospective majors should consult with the chair of the department in the selection of advanced psychology electives.

Students with majors in psychology are required to take an exit examination and attain a minimum score based on the national norms of the test for graduation.

Requirements for a major in psychology

COURSES IN MAJOR CREDIT
General Psychology (PY 201) 3
Introduction to the Psychology Major (PY 222) 1
Learning (PY 321) 3
Physiological Psychology (PY 361) 3
Psychological Statistics (PY 375) 3
Experimental Psychology (PY 465W) 3
Psychology Electives 18
Total in major: 34*
Note:
*30 hours prior to 2008-2009 catalog - 33 hours starting with the 2008-2009 catalog
*33 hours prior to 2013-2014 catalog - 34 hours starting with the 2013-2014 catalog
Prescribed Supporting Courses: CREDIT
Introductory Biology (BI 101-102) or Principles of Biology (BI 111-112) 8
Mathematics (MA 110 or MA 112 or MA 113 or MA 115 or MA 125) 3-4
Elementary Statistics (MA 147) 3
For the Bachelor of Arts degree students must complete a foreign language through the introductory level (101, 102).

Requirements for a minor in psychology

COURSES IN MINOR CREDIT
General Psychology (PY 201) 3
Learning (PY 321) 3
Physiological Psychology (PY 361) 3
Cognitice Psychology (PY 385) 3
Psychology Electives 6
Total in minor: 18

Requirements for a minor in HCI/UX Evaluation

COURSES IN MINOR CREDIT
Design I (AR 231) 3
Computer Science I (CS 155), Introduction to Programming Using Java (CIS 225), OR Information Systems in Organizations (CIS 236)
Introduction to HCI/UX (CIS 289) 3
New Media Writing (EN 445W) 3
Cognitive Psychology (PY 385) 3
Psychology Capstone Project (PY 495) 3
Total in minor 18
NOTE: It is recommended that students with the HCI/UX Evaluation minor and major in Psychology take PY 435 and PY 451 as elective choices if available. [NOTE: PY 495 will serve as a capstone course for the HCI/UX Evaluation minor]

Requirements for a Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

COURSES CREDIT
Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (PY 455) 3
Research Methods and Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis (PY 456) 3
Behavioral Interventions (PY 457) 3
Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis (PY 458) 3
Total 12
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 13, 2016
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Sept. 2017
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USA - Florence, Alabama
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