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Choice 2: Bachelor of Art Degree

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology offers a balanced curriculum of classroom studies and practical experiences. This is a flexible program that allows students to choose between laboratoryy and non-laboratory Psychology courses.

Students are given the option to take three, four-credit-hour courses with labs or three-credit-hour, non-lab courses.

  • Choice 1 is for students who prefer to take the non-lab version of all classes.
  • Choice 2 is for students who prefer the lab version for Physiological Psychology (PSY 3130), but the non-lab versions for Research Methods (PSY 2100) and Statistics (PSY 4520).
  • Choice 3 is for students who prefer the lab version of Research and Design Analysis 1 (PSY 2110) and 2 (PSY 2120) and the non-lab version for Physiological (PSY 3120).
  • Choice 4 is for students who prefer to take the lab versions for all classes; Physiological Psychology (PSY 3130) and Research and Design Analysis 1 (PSY 2110) and 2 (PSY 2120).

Any Bachelor of Arts degree earned at UCM includes a modern language requirement (nine hours in a particular foreign language).

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 present and publish research with students.
  • This program offers numerous scholarship opportunities for Psychology 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
  • Clinical and Vocational Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Marketing
  • Mental Health Clinician

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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 20 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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