Psychology Major

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The Psychology program prepares students for graduate programs and work in the human services field. The curriculum includes introductions to the basic concepts utilized in psychology, the evolution of the field, theories of normal and abnormal psychological development, experimental psychology, and an internship in a community setting. At the beginning of the senior year, students who have maintained a 3.0 GPA may apply for the fifth year program in psychology. This option allows the student to complete the master of arts degree in counseling psychology within one year of the completion of the baccalaureate degree.

 
 
In addition to general College requirements, Psychology majors must complete:

Introduction to Psychology
Advanced General Psychology
Child Development
Adolescent Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Psychology of Personality
Experimental Psychology I: Learning and Cognition
Experimental Psychology II: Methodologies and Analysis
Internship
Three Electives, of which at least two are upper-level human services courses

Minor in Psychology
Students may graduate with a minor in psychology by taking the following four courses plus two upper-level electives from the psychology offerings:

Introduction to Psychology
Child Development
Abnormal Psychology
Psychology of Personality

For more information, please contact:

Richard Connors, M.A., C.A.G.S.
Associate Professor of Psychology
(508) 849-3413
rconnors@annamaria.edu