Stephanie Babb, PhD, Coordinator
The program in psychology leading to a Bachelor of Science degree may prepare a student for graduate school in psychology and other disciplines. It also serves as preparation for entry - level positions in the field of mental health and other types of employment, including social service agencies and business. The study of psychology also provides a foundation of knowledge for healthy coping with life circumstances and human relationships.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates who earn a BS in Psychology will be able to:
- Use the scientific approach to develop a research question, and use critical thinking to evaluate and synthesize empirical findings.
- Exhibit the ability to act ethically, recognize diversity, and engage in social duties.
- Evaluate and apply basic research methods in psychology including research design, data analysis, and interpretation of results.
- Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
- Apply psychological principles to personal and social issues.
- Use information and technology when doing work in psychology.
- Demonstrate effective writing and collaboration skills.