2020-2021 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 20, 2024  
2020-2021 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.

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

Personality and Development: 4 Credits

(select one course)

Capstone Experience: 4 Credits

(select one course)

Psychology Elective: 4 Credits*

(choose 4 credits from the following)

  • PSYC 200-499 (4)

General Electives: 35 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

*Any course listed Personality & Development, Core Experimental Courses, or Applied Experimental Courses 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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