Psychology is a broad discipline that utilizes methods of observation and exploration of emotions, thoughts and behavior. Using scientific methods, psychologists attempt to think critically and creatively as they examine and understand the biological, cognitive, emotional, perceptual and social capabilities of the brain.
A Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Marian University prepares students for careers in human services as well as for entrance into graduate or professional school, including programs in counseling, psychology, law, medicine or social work.
General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements, including: PSY 101; PSY 105; COM 101 or COM 232.
37 credits as follows:
PSY 100 Psychology as a Career, 1 cr.
PSY 101 General Psychology, 3 cr.
PSY 105 Human Development, 3 cr.
PSY 211 Abnormal Psychology, 3 cr.
PSY 311 History and Systems of Psychology, 3 cr.
PSY 312 Experimental Psychology, 3 cr.
PSY 342 Research Methods, 3 cr.
PSY 402 Senior Seminar in Psychology, 3 cr.
SWK 210 Statistical Techniques for Research Data Analysis, 3 cr.