Program Overview

Requirements For The Bachelor of Liberal Studies:

Distribution Requirements Or General Electives: (6 Credits)

Students pursuing the BLS degree must select or transfer the following two courses in the distribution or take them as general electives:

PSY 206 Principles of Psychology
HUM 303 Modern Currents in the Humanities

Requirements For The Psychology Specialization (30 credits):

Required Courses - 6 Credits

For all specializations, students will complete a core introductory and capstone course (6 credits):

BLS 299 Critical Approaches to Liberal Studies
BLS 499 Liberal Studies Capstone

Required Courses - 15 Credits

  • PSY 304 - Essentials of Lifespan Development
  • PSY 305 - Personality Development
  • PSY 410 - Group Dynamics and Decision-Making or PSY 428 Human Sexuality
  • PSY 412 - Adult Psychopathology
  • PSY 425- Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counseling or PSY 434 Behavioral Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence

Specialization Electives - 9 Credits

  • PSY 301 - Psychology of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • PSY 306 - Psychology of Women
  • PSY 311 - Survey of Disaster Preparedness and Recovery
  • PSY 320 - Tests and Measurements* (MAT 152 prerequisite)
  • PSY 329 - Understanding and Coping with Stress
  • PSY 331 Counseling Techniques for Managers
  • PSY 370 Social Psychology
  • PSY 410 - Group Dynamics and Decision-Making
  • PSY 416 Dynamics of Adult Living
  • PSY 417 - Psychology of Aging
  • PSY 423 - Industrial Psychology
  • PSY 425 Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • PSY 428 - Human Sexuality
  • PSY 430 Personality Disorders
  • PSY 434 Behavioral Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence