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Bachelor of Science in General/Clinical Psychology

The General/Clinical degree in psychology offers a tailored program for students with a variety of interests as well as those who are specifically interested in further graduate studies in psychology, research, or a generalized area of psychology. The degree offers more elective options and includes courses to well prepare students with a broad range of skills in psychology.

Careers in Psychology (undergraduate)

Child protection services, Research assistant, Community action specialist, Human services worker, Program director, Volunteer coordinator, Residential care specialist, Human services ministries, University admissions and recruiting, Behavioral science lab technician, Psychiatric services technician, Mental health program director, Mental health liaison, Case management, Veteran’s services coordinator, Mental health associate, Family services specialist, Residential services coordinator, Psychological services program assistant, Accommodations coordinator, Student support services, Behavioral science lab assistant, Behavioral interventionist, Psychometrist

Bachelor of Science in General / Clinical

Degree Plan [Traditional and Online]

Core Curriculum……………………………………………………………50

Christian Literacy [18 hours]

BI 1315         Biblical Worldview I
BI 1316         Biblical Worldview II
BI 2318        Understanding the Bible
BI 2319         Christian Ethics
BI 3311          Marriage and Family
BI 4311           Christian Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage Literacy [9 hours]

HU 2315          Western Tradition I2
HU 2325          Western Tradition II2
HY 2320          American Cultural Heritage

 Mathematical and Scientific Literacy [7 hours]

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours):

MH 1338         Finite Mathematics or higher1

Science Requirement (4 hours):

BIO 1300 or Higher with accompanying lab

Information and Communication Literacy [9 hours]

EH 1301           English Composition I1, 2
EH 1302           English Composition II1, 2
EH 2301 or EH 2303 or EH 23042

Personal and Social Literacy [7 hours]

Personal (7 hours)

PE 1300            Lifetime Fitness
FAF1111          Faulkner Foundations

Social Science (3 hours)

PY 1310           Introduction to Psychology

 Professional Literacy…………………………………………………… 53

 Departmental Major Field Requirements [29 hours]

COU2320         Introduction to Counseling
PY1100            Seminar: Foundations In Psychology
PY2100            Seminar: Special Topics In Psychology
PY3100            Seminar: Readings In Psychology
PY4100            Seminar: Senior Seminar In Psychology
PY2301            Developmental Psychology
PY3330            Behavioral Statistics
PY3150            Research Methods Lab
PY3350            Research Methods
PY3360            Social Psychology
PY4315            Psychology of Religion & Spirituality
PY4351            Internship
PY4391            Capstone Research Project

General / Clinical Degree Requirements [12 hours]

PY3340            Theories of Personality
PY4310            Abnormal Psychology
PY4330            Physiological Psychology
PY4340            History and Systems

General / Clinical Degree Electives [12 hours]

Human Systems Elective (at least ONE course) (3 hours):

COU3370        Group Dynamics
PY3315           Theories of Human System Dynamics
PY4307           Industrial Organizational Psychology

Other General / Clinical Elective Options (9 hours):

CJ4306            Criminal Behavior Analysis
COU2330        Parent-Child Relationship
COU2355        Drugs and Society
COU3312        Marital & Family Theory
COU3313        Human Sexuality
COU3320        Life-roles and Career Development
COU3324        Counseling Skills
COU3351        Coping with Loss and Grief
COU3355        Substance Abuse
COU3365        Conflict Management
COU3375        Professional Counseling Theories
PY3385           Behavior Modification Theories
PY4320           Psychological Assessment
PY4335           Health and Rehabilitation Psychology

Electives………………………………………………………………… 18

Free Electives (any advisor approved courses or transfers)

Total Hours……………………………………………………………………………1213,4

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1Students may be required to take remedial courses in Math and English based on ACT or placement test scores
2Some courses in the CORE may be substituted with courses offered in the Great Books program
3 A minimum of 42 hours of upper level courses required for graduation
4An exit exam is required for graduation