This is a recommended program of study for students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Graduates of the Psychology Concentration will be able to:
Use basic psychological terminology, concepts, and theories in psychology to explain behavior and mental processes
Use basic research design principles to interpret and draw conclusions about psychological phenomena
Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice
Apply psychological content and skills to frame personal and career decisions, and to work effectively in diverse settings
Use appropriate technology to write and make presentations for the purpose of explaining psychological phenomena and relevant psychological data
General Education Courses (31 Credits)
The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List. Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.
Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.
1-credit course (if necessary to reach a minimum of 60 credits) 1 Credit (Elective)
Total: 16 Credits
Program Total: 60 Credits
Asterisk (*) denotes a general education course.
Credit earned at any public institution in the state shall be transferable to any other institution if the:
Credit is from a college or university parallel course or program;
Grades in the block of courses transferred average 2.00 or higher; and
Acceptance of the credit is consistent with the policies of the receiving institution governing students following the same program. Refer to ARTSYS at artweb.usmd.edu and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.