The Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Mission
The mission of the B.A. in Psychology is to train students to be able to work within the community continuously evaluating the ways to create better adjustment within it in relation to psychological, physical, social, political and religious domains, by teaching them the fundamental concepts of psychology and training them  in using psychological assessment tools, strategies and methods of intervention.

Program Educational Objectives
The graduates of the program should be able to:

  1. Lead a productive career in their chosen concentration area
  2. Apply their learned skills to analyze current issues in psychology and propose means of addressing them
  3. Work with professionals in organizations and various institutions that deal with various issues related to psychology

Admission Requirements
For a student to be admitted to the program, a grade of "C" or above is required in the following courses: PSL 201, STA 202, ENL 213, ENL 223

Graduation Requirements
In order to graduate, a student must meet the General Education Requirements, and successfully complete a total of 97credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0, and a minimum average of 2.3/4.0 in the major and concentration requirements. Electives may be chosen from other concentration courses within the major of Psychology or from the different majors offered by the University:

General Education Requirements (30 cr.)

Group 1 ( 3 cr.) : ARB 211 or ARB 212 or ARB 224 or ARB 231 or ARB 317
Group 2 ( 3 cr.) : REG 212 or REG 213 or REG 215 or REG 313 or REG 314
Group 3 ( 3 cr.) : COA 360 or ENS 205 or PHL 211 or PHL 311 or POS 345
Group 4 ( 3 cr.) : ARP 215 or BAD 201 or ECN 200 or ECN 211 or ECN 212 or FAP 215 or HUT 305 or HUT 306 or LIR 214 or MUS 210 or NTR 215 or SOL 201 or SOL 301 or SOL 313
Group 5 ( 6 cr.) : COA 350 or HIT 211 or IAF 301 or POS 201 or POS 210 or POS 212 or POS 240
Group 6 ( 3 cr.) : AST 201 or AST 210 or BIO 201 or BIO 202 or BIO 203 or CHM 211 or ENS 201 or ENS 202 or ENS 206 or GIS 211 or HEA 201 or HEA 204 or NTR 201 or PHS 207 or PHS 211

Major Requirements (36 cr.)

PSL 201, MAT 202, PSL 211, PSL 217, PSL 317, PSL 319, PSL 321, PSL 411, PSL 413, PSL 415, PSL 417, PSL 481

Free Electives (1 cr.)

Concentration - Clinical (30 cr.)

PSL 310, PSL 315, PSL 213, PSL 230, PSL 382, PSL 484, PSL 215, PSL 345, PSL 320, PSL 323

Concentration - Industrial (30 cr.)

PSL 322, BAD 201, PSL 362, PSL 323, PSL 332, BAD 317, PSL 386, PSL 215, BAD 427, PSL 424

Concentration - Educational (30 cr.)

PSL 313, PSL 315, PSL 213, PSL 324, EDU 422, EDU 350, EDU 330, (EDU 331, EDU 332 or EDU 333), PSL 385, EDU 362, PSL 345

A student is expected to graduate with 106 credit hours divided over a minimum of three years of instruction. Minimum overall GPA is 2.0/4.0. Minimum average GPA is 2.3/4.0, in major psychology and concentration requirements.