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Psychology is a very broad discipline that employs the methods of scientific inquiry as it observes, describes and explores the brain’s role in emotion, thought and behavior. Students in the psychology program are called upon to think critically and creatively as they examine how organisms adapt to their surroundings through biological, social, emotional, perceptual and cognitive capacities.

Students learn to become clear communicators, attentive listeners and dynamic and sensitive problem solvers.

An undergraduate degree in psychology will prepare students for careers in human services as well as for graduate school programs in psychology, counseling, social work or law.



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REQUIRED COURSEWORK (42 semester hours)

All courses listed are 3 semester hours unless otherwise indicated.

  • PSY 200 General Psychology
  • PSY 463 History and Systems of Psychology
  • MATP221 Statistics for Psychology
  • PSY 340 Experimental Psychology

And the completion of at least one area of Emphasis

Brain & Behavior Emphasis:

  • PSY 305 Health Psychology
  • PSY 362 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSY 411 Biological Psychology
  • PSY 417 Drugs & Behavior
  • The completion of at least six courses (18 sem. hrs.) of PSY, PSYS, EDUP, or SOCP courses. One course must be from the Clinical/Counseling Emphasis

Clinical/Counseling Emphasis:

  • PSY 372 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 408 Psychological Testing
  • PSY 350 Child Psychology or EDUP 330 Human Growth & Development
  • PSY 420 Positive Psychology
  • The completion of at least six courses (18 sem. hrs.) of PSY, PSYS, EDUP, or SOCP courses. One course must be from the Brain & Behavior Emphasis

See list below, list immediately above or other options as offered:

  • PSY 321 Personality Theories
  • PSY 381 Counseling: Methods and Ethics
  • PSY 400 Internship in Psychology
  • PSY 405 Child Psychopathology
  • PSY 480 Special Topics in Psychology
  • PSY 490 Independent Study in Psychology
  • PSY 495 Psychology Senior Thesis I
  • PSY 496 Psychology Senior Thesis II
  • PSYS 221 Sexuality: Psychosocial Perspectives
  • PSYS 361 Aging: Bio-psychosocial Perspectives
  • EDUP 230 Educational Psychology
  • EDUP 432 Survey of the Exceptional Person
  • SOCP 220 Social Psychology

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The Psychology Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree is currently offered at all of Lakeland College Centers, and through Lakeland College Online™. Most courses are also offered BlendEd®.

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