B.A. in Psychology (Mental Health Track)
|By taking 39 credits of prescribed psychology courses, students are able to complete the requirements for the psychology major and for the specialization in mental health with only 3 additional credits over the 39 normally required for a general psychology major and within the normal 120 credits required for graduation. The 3 additional credits beyond the 39 that normally are required for a general psychology major come from free elective credits, which are reduced from 24 to 21. If students wish to take further psychology courses outside of the track, they may do so as free electives.|
|General Education Requirements||(47 credits)|
College Competencies (21 credits)
Liberal Arts Distribution (18 credits)
Language and Culture (6 credits)
University Requirements (8 credits)
|Major Requirements||(39 credits)|
Required Major Courses (24 credits)
PSYC1103 General Psychology
PSYC4501 Advanced Senior Seminar
Mental Health Track Courses (15 credits)
PSYC2126 The Interview
|Free Electives||(19 credits)|
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION: This requirement consists of six credits in English Composition (ENWR1101 and ENWR1102) and six credits of writing intensive courses within the major.
ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit Speech course.
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with mathematics and statistics with application to everyday problems.
ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with ethical theories and questions. This course could be in Philosophy or a course within a major program.
SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a minimum of six credits of laboratory science.
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE: This requirement can be satisfied by one of four options: traditional language courses with significant cultural elements, LANG courses listings under “Language and Culture Studies,” language-based study abroad, or the six highest ESL/ESP credits for non-native English speakers.
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, or Sociology.
ART AND HUMANITIES: This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Art (visual or performing), English Literature, History, Humanities, Philosophy, or Religion.
A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.