2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2021  
2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Major (B.S.)


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The bachelor of science in psychology degree is a liberal arts degree that emphasizes the experimental areas of psychology. This includes traditional experimental areas such as neuroscience, cognitive science, and learning as well as applied experimental areas such as social psychology, health psychology, and abnormal psychology. This degree is intended to appeal to students who have an interest in the natural and computational sciences as well as cognitive and behavioral science.

Required Courses


General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits


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General Education - Distribution Areas: 27 Credits


See below for specific requirements for Mathematics.

Psychology Major (Bachelor of Science): 44 Credits


IV: Personality and Development: 4 Credits


(select one course)

V. Psychology Elective: 4 Credits*


(select one 4-credit PSYC course not previously taken to meet a stated requirement for this major)

  • PSYC 200-499 (4)

VI. Capstone Experience: 4 Credits


(select one course)

General Electives: 35 Credits


Total Required Credits: 128


*Any course listed under section III (Applied Experimental Courses) or IV (Personality and Development) not taken to fulfill a requirement may count as a psychology elective.
**PSYC 324  is cross-listed with HDFE 324  and SOCI 324 ; students may apply any one of these toward this requirement, but the same course cannot simultaneously apply to another major or minor.

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