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Earn your Psychology degree at UCM - Lee's Summit

Designed for busy, career-driven students, UCM offers a B.A. in Psychology completion program at UCM - Lee's Summit.

Testimonial about the B.S. in Psychology degree at UCM

"I chose Psychology at UCM because of the real-life aspect of the program and the technology in it."
- Madeline Cramer, B.A. in Psychology alumna

Testimonial about the B.S. in Psychology degree at UCM

"I've been able to experience on-the-job training while assisting Dr. Lundervold in the Behavioral Medicine Lab."
- Amy Garcia, B.S. in Psychology graduate and current Psychology graduate student

Testimonial about the B.A. in Psychology degree at UCM

"I've been able to apply what I've learned in my classes to the real world and many of my other classes."
- Sara Thomas, B.A. in Psychology graduate and current Criminal Justice graduate student

Testimonial about the B.A. in Psychology degree at UCM

"The psychology professors at UCM were more than willing to be mentors. They genuinely cared about my goals and success."
- Brittany Echols, B.A. in Psychology alumna


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree

About the B.A. in Psychology

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS                                                  31-34  

PSY 1000 Orientation to Psychology .....1
GEPSY 1100 General Psychology .....3
PSY 2130 Learning .....3
PSY 3220 Lifespan Development .....3
PSY 3340 Social Psychology .....3
PSY 4110 Systems of Psychology .....3
PSY 4310 Theories of Personality .....3
PSY 4440 Abnormal Psychology .....3

Select 1 group of classes from the following choices.
Choice 1 .....9

PSY 2100 Research Methods .....3
PSY 3120 Brain and Behavior .....3
PSY 4520 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences .....3

OR
Choice 2 .....10

PSY 2100 Research Methods .....3
PSY 3130 Physiological Psychology .....4
PSY 4520 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences .....3

OR
Choice 3..... 11

PSY 2110 Research Design and Analysis I .....4
PSY 2120 Research Design and Analysis II .....4
PSY 3120 Brain and Behavior .....3

OR
Choice 4.....12
(Recommended for students planning to attend graduate school)

PSY 2110 Research Design and Analysis I .....4
PSY 2120 Research Design and Analysis II .....4
PSY 3130 Physiological Psychology..... 4

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.....36
The following general education classes are required for this major:
GEPSY 1100.....3
Modern Language.....3

MODERN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT .....3‑9

UPPER-LEVEL FREE ELECTIVES .....12

FREE ELECTIVES..... 29-32  

MINIMUM TOTAL                                                                           120