Undergraduate Degrees in Psychology
Undergraduate programs in psychology are pre-professional in that they are designed to introduce students to a wide knowledge base in the field and to prepare students for further training and education in specialized fields of psychology.
Application for Admission to the Psychology Programs
Application and acceptance to the psychology programs is recommended in the sophomore year to enable students to enroll in 300 or 400 level PSYC classes. For questions, please contact your advisor.
Admission Checklist: BA Psychology
Admission Checklist: BS Clinical
Admission Checklist: BS Industrial/Organizational
Admission Checklist: BS Psychobiology
Academic Advisor Recommendation
The B.A. degree in psychology is recommended for students who desire to become psychologists and who are planning to gain admission into graduate programs in specific areas of psychology. In addition, this degree is also recommended for students who desire to combine psychology with another academic emphasis such as law, business, English, or history.
B.S. Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Concentration
This B.S. degree is recommended for students planning to gain admission into graduate programs in industrial or organizational psychology. The degree program is general enough to allow entrance into several other areas of psychology at the graduate level or to consider moving into the more applied aspects of psychology, such as human resource management, ergonomics, or business-related fields. No foreign language is required for this major. However, a foreign language is encouraged as an elective.
B.S. Psychology, Psychobiology Concentration
This B.S. degree is recommended for students planning to gain admission into graduate programs in specific areas of psychology such as neuroscience and in related professions such as behavioral medicine, behavioral ecology, genetic counseling, and health psychology. This degree may also be desirable for students planning for medical careers.
B.S. Psychology, Clinical Concentration
This B.S. degree is recommended for students interested in becoming clinicians, practitioners, and therapists who wish to gain admission into graduate programs in counseling or clinical psychology. The program is specifically designed for students who are interested in pursuing the M.S. degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling.
Visit the School of Education and Psychology section of the undergraduate catalog for more information about psychology degrees.
See fall 2010-winter 2011, fall 2011-winter 2012 or fall 2012-winter 2013 for sequences from previous catalog years.