Emphases

All majors are required to take 7 core course, which include Introduction to Psychology (200), Psychology and Christian Thought (206), Statistics with Computer Applications & Lab (209 & 211), Experimental Psychology (305), Developmental Psychology: Life Span (320), Cognitive Psycholog (365) fand Theories of Personality (411). The Psychology curriculum provides students with the opportunity to tailor a major to suit personal and career goals. Below you will find a sueful listing of recommended courses grouped by area of interest. This list is to be used solely as a guideline and does not represent a specialization or an emphasis for the major.

Specializations in Psychology

(Each specialization requires 5 courses.)

Clinical/Counseling

  • Psychological Testing and Assessment (306)
  • Abnormal Psychology (309)
  • Psychology of Family (355)
  • Seminar in Therapeutic Techniques (418)
  • Social Psychology (405)

Cross Cultural

  • Abnormal Psychology (309)
  • Psychology of Religious Experience (313)
  • Cross Cultural/Ethnic Issues in Psychology (319)
  • Social Psychology (405)
  • Upper level elective — PSYC or INCS

Family & Child

  • Human Sexuality (303)
  • Abnormal Psychology (309)
  • Developmental Psychology: Child (321) or Adolescence (322)
  • Psychology of Family (470)
  • Upper level elective — PSYC

General Psychology

Choose any 5 upper division elective PSYC courses

Health Psychology

  • Human Sexuality (303)
  • Abnormal Psychology (309)
  • Physiological Psychology (412)
  • Health Psychology (470)
  • Upper level elective — PSYC or BIOS

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

  • Psychological Testing and Assessment (306)
  • Psychology of Religioius Experience (313)
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology (315)
  • Social Psychology (405)
  • Upper level elective — PSYC or BUSN

Psychology & Ministry

  • Human Sexuality (303)
  • Abnormal Psychology (309)
  • Psychology of Religious Experience (313)
  • Psychology of Family (355)
  • Upper level elective — PSYC or CEED

Pre-Graduate School

  • Psychological Testing and Assessment (306)
  • Applied Learning (318)
  • Social Psychology (405)
  • Physiological Psychology (412)
  • History and Systems of Psychology (440)