The required curriculum for the psychology major comprises a 45 semester credit sequence of courses to be taken consecutively throughout the calendar year. For course sequence, request a program calendar from the College of Adult & Professional Studies.
|PSYC 100||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSYC 305||Lifespan Development||3|
|PSYC 320||Social Psychology||3|
|PSYC 335||Introduction to Statistics||3|
|PSYC 340||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSYC 360||History of Psychology||3|
|PSYC 370||Disabilities and Giftedness||3|
|PSYC 380||Motivation and Emotion||3|
|PSYC 400||Research Methods||3|
|PSYC 410H||Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy||3|
|PSYC 430||Advanced Psychopathology||3|
|PSYC 435||Families in Cross-Cultural Perspective||3|
|PSYC 450||Introduction to Addictions Counseling||3|
|PSYC 480||Psychology Internship and Seminar||3|
|PSYC 490||Senior Seminar 1||3|
|Psychology Major Total||45|
|General Education, Core Distinctives, and Elective Courses||77|
Course must be taken for credit at Bethel.
Psychology (B.A.) Admission Requirements
The psychology major will consider applicants who:
- Meet the general requirements for admission to the College of Adult & Professional Studies.
- Have a combined cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale on previous academic work.
- Have a transcript evaluation completed to determine which, if any, outstanding course requirements or needed credits must be fulfilled.
Students who have not achieved the minimum GPA, grade standards, or other assessment criteria may still apply to be considered for provisional acceptance. See Admission Categories.