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Bachelor of Science in Psychology


The psychology degree at our private Catholic college allows students to study the fascinating and beneficial field of human behavior. Our students learn the theories and scientific methods that have led the development of this field, while also discovering the many uses for psychology in today’s world.

Our psychology program offers both an experimental and clinical approach so you can choose the right path for your career goals. Our faculty finds opportunities for our students to take part in psychology conferences. With the opportunity to present research, along with the necessary writing and research skills, you could continue to graduate school and become a psychologist.


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View the four-year plan of study


36 total credit hours including:

  • PSY 1013 General Psychology
  • PSY/SOC/CRJ 3063 Applied Statistics Or MATH 2033 Probability and Statistics 1
  • PSY 3083 Tests and Measurements
  • PSY 4003 History of Psychology
  • PSY 4063 Advanced Psychology Seminar
  • SOC/PSY/CRJ 4053 Methods of Research

PSY Electives—9 credit hours selected from:

  • PSY 3033 Theories of Therapy
  • PSY 2003 Developmental Psych
  • PSY 3043 Psych of Personality
  • PSY 3053 Abnormal Psych

Electives – 9 credit hours selected from:

  • PSY/SOC 4113 Ethics for Social Sci
  • PSY 3003 Psych of Learning
  • PSY 3073 Physiological Psych
  • PSY/SOC 4013 Social Psychology
  • PSY 4023 Cognitive Psychology

The requirements above are specific requirements for this major. You must also fulfill general education requirements and general bachelor’s degree requirements. See the Newman University Catalog for details. After admission to Newman University, your Newman advisor can help explain program and university requirements.