Psychology

COST (per semester)*

Tuition: $14,496
Residence Hall: $2,450
Meal Plan: $1,850
General Fees: $583
Textbooks: $200-$300
* Most students receive scholarships and financial assistance. For more information go to: Finances

GENERAL CONCENTRATION

MAJOR: CORE REQUIREMENTS - 9 credits
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC105 Careers & Plans for the Psyc Major
PSYC301 Human Development
PSYC432 Research Methods II

MAJOR: CONCENTRATION REQ - 13-16 Credits
Choose one of the following two courses
PSYC465 Physiological Psychology
PSYC180 Dealing with Your Mind

Choose one of the following two courses
PSYC364 Learning and Behavior
PSYC445 Cognitive Psychology

B.A. Majors: Choose two of the following courses
B.S. Majors: Choose three of the following courses

PSYC269 History & Systems of Psychology
PSYC450 Social Psychology
PSYC454 Theories of Personality
PSYC460 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

CAPSTONE - 1-4 Credits (choose one option)

Option 1:
PSYC405 MPA Meeting - w/ a presentation
PSYC498 Research Project in Psychology

Option 2:
PSYC405 MPA Meeting - w/o a presentation
PSYC485 Professional Portfolio

Option 3:
PSYC480 Field Experience

Option 4:
PSYC490 Practicum in Psychology

MAJOR: ELECTIVES - 6-9 Credits
Electives are chosen from available PSYC courses in consultation with your advisor.

COGNATES - 16-22 Credits
BHSC230 Research Methods I
RELT340 Religion & Ethics in Modern Society

Choose one of the following two courses
ANTH200 Cultural Anthropology
SOCI119 Principles of Sociology

Choose one of the following options
Option 1: BIOL221 & BIOL222 Anatomy & Physiology I & II
Option 2: BIOL221 A&P I & PSYC465 Physiological Psychology
Option 3: BIOL165 & BIOL166 Foundations of Biology

Choose one of the following options
PSYC475 Top: Cultural Psychology
BHSC440 Top: Cultural Psychology
An International Student Missionary Experience
Attending Adventist Colleges Abroad
An AU tour with cultural concepts
ANTH200 Cultural Anthropology
PSYC475 Top: Community Psychology
BHSC225 Global Social Issues
 

For the BA Psychology General:
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For the BS Psychology General:
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FITNESS EDUCATION - 4 Credits
HLED120 Fit for Life (first year)
3 Fitness Courses of choice

LANGUAGE/COMMUNICATION - 13/16 Credits
ENGL115 College Writing I
ENGL215 College Writing II
COMM104 Communication Skills
B.A. Only: Intermediate Foreign Language of Choice

PHYSICAL SCIENCE - 4 Credits
Choose one of the following
CHEM100 Consumer Chemistry
CHEM110 Intro to Inorganic Chemistry
PHYS110 Astronomy
PHYS115 Mythbusting
PHYS225 Sound and Waves

HISTORY - 6 credits
Choose two courses from the following
HIST110 Worldviews, Cultures, & Gods
HIST117 Civilization and Ideas I
HIST118 Civilization and Ideas II
HIST204 American Experience I
HIST205 American Experience II

SERVICE - 2 Credits
BHSC100 Philosophy of Service & Civic Engagement



Official requirements can be found here.