Beginning in Fall 2015, the Department of Psychology will offer a completely online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program. This program and its degree requirements differ from the current, and continuing, Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program, which is not online.

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is a 54-hour major with no minor required. (University Studies requirements must still be met).

Required courses are the following:
  • PY101 Psychological Perspectives on Human Behavior (3)
  • PY220 Psychological Development Across the Lifespan (3)
  • PY250 Applied Psychology (3)
  • PY271 Research Design and Analysis (3)
  • PY358 Social Psychology (3)
  • PY362 Learning and Memory
  • PY432 Introduction to Personality (3)
  • PY440 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PY460 Cognitive Processes
  • PY466 Introduction to Physiological Psychology (3)
  • PY497 Historical Development of Psychology (3)
  • PY531 Psychological Testing (3)
Choose 18 hours from the following:
  • PY120 The Child OR PY222 Development of the Adolescent (3)
  • PY251 Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3)
  • PY301 Cross-Cultural Psychology (3)
  • PY325 Psychological Development of the Family (3)
  • PY353 Social Cognition OR PY359 Psychology and the Law (3)
  • PY441 Introduction to Clinical Psychology (3)
  • PY444 Childhood Psychopathology (3)
  • PY495 Internship in Psychology (3) * (requires consent of Internship Coordinator)
  • PY525 Maturity and Aging (3)
Choose 6 hours from:
  • AN100 Foundations of Human Behavior (3)
  • AN181 Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • BS103 Human Biology (3)
  • FN235 Nutrition for Health (3)
  • SO102 Society, Culture, and Human Behavior (3)
  • SW207 Understanding Social/Cultural Diversity (3)
  • UI309 Crime and Human Behavior (3)
Enrollment is through Southeast Online Programs. Contact:

Southeast Online Programs
southeastonline@semo.edu or 573-651-2766

For additional information, contact:

Leslee K. Pollina, Ph.D.
Chair, Dept. of Psychology
lpollina@semo.edu or 573-651-2835

Contact

573.651.2132
psychology@semo.edu
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Department of Psychology
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