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Bachelor of Science Degree

The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology requires several laboratory courses that will prepare you for further study in Psychology or careers in research. The B.S. includes nine hours of upper-level Psychology electives.

Why choose Psychology at UCM?

  • Four laboratories are available in the Psychology program, including neurocognition, behavioral medicine and biofeedback, experimental psychology and the virtual-reality laboratory.
  • Faculty members often present and publish research with students.
  • This program offers numerous scholarship opportunities for students.

What will I study?
You'll understand and apply psychology methods, research and history to provide you with the knowledge necessary for a successful career in psychology.

Courses include:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Social Psychology
  • Theories of Personality

What can I do with a degree in Psychology?

  • Behavioral Psychologist
  • Child Psychologist
  • Family Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Therapist

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How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Psychology, there are several involvement opportunities:

  • Psychology Club
  • Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology

About our Faculty:
The student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.
Faculty members in this area regularly publish research articles, books and abstracts, as well as submit grant proposals and make research presentations at conventions of psychological associations and societies.


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