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Description of the Major
The Bachelor of Science in psychology enables you to achieve a high level of proficiency in the science of psychology, including the core natural and social areas of psychology. The variety of laboratory courses emphasizes your understanding of the design, analysis and critical interpretation of psychological research. You will also refine your core knowledge and understanding of psychological research with advanced coursework in statistics, biology and mathematics.

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Before Graduating You Must
  • Demonstrate satisfactory (a grade of C) or better performance on exams, papers and other course work for six hours of course work in core psychology natural sciences (course prefixes CBH, EAB, EXP and PSB), six hours course work of core psychology social sciences (course prefixes CLP, DEP, SOP and PPE) and three or four hours of course work in psychological research methodology, design and analysis, graded by department rubric.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Critical knowledge of basic and applied aspects of core natural science areas within psychology, including critical understanding of basic and applied aspects of the core social science areas within psychology.
  2. Knowledge of the design and analysis of psychological research and knowledge of the interpretation of psychological research.
  3. Ability to review, interpret and analyze the literature in psychological science.
  4. Ability to clearly and effectively present ideas in speech and in writing that contribute to the dissemination of advances in research in psychological science.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
STA 3024   X    
DEP 4115 X      
DEP 4163 X      
DEP 4305 X      
DEP 4404 X      
DEP 4930 X      
EAB 4184 X      
EAB 4704 X      
EXP 4504 X      
EXP 4635 X      
PCO 4104 X      
PCO 4930 X      
PPE 4930 X      
PSB 4065 X      
PSB 4434 X      
PSB 4504 X      
PSB 4654 X      
PSB 4810 X      
PSB 4823 X      
PSB 4934 X      
PSY 3220   X X X
PSY 4049 X   X  
PSY 4604 X X X  
PSY 4930        
SOP 3743 X      
SOP 4444 X      
SOP 4504 X      
SOP 4701 X      
SOP 4704 X      
Natural Sciences: Take at least two
CBH 3003 X      
EAB 3002 X      
EAB 3764 X      
EXP 3104 X      
EXP 3604 X      
PSB 3004 X      
PSB 3340 X      
Behavioral Sciences: Take at least two
CLP 3144 X      
DEP 3053 X      
PPE 3004 X      
SOP 3004 X      
Laboratory courses: Take at least one
DEP 4704   X X X
EAB 4022   X X X
EAB 4714   X X X
EAB 4724   X X X
EXP 4174   X X X
EXP 4934   X X X
PPE 4324   X X X
PSY 3213   X X X
PSB 4104   X X X
SOP 4214   X X X
Individual work courses in research or in the community
PSY 3912   X X X
PSY 4905 X     X
PSY 4949        
PSY 4970   X X X

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