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Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Undergraduate Thesis

Mission:

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology is to train students to be able to work within the community continuously evaluating the ways to create better adjustment within it in relation to psychological, physical, social, political and religious domains, by teaching them the fundamental concepts of psychology and training them in using psychological assessment tools, strategies and methods of intervention.

Program Educational Objectives:

The graduates of the program should be able to:
  • Lead a productive career in their chosen concentration area;
  • Apply their learned skills to analyze current issues in psychology and propose means of addressing them;
  • Work with professionals in organizations and various institutions that deal with various issues related to psychology.

Program Learning Outcomes:

The graduates of the program should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology;
  • Apply basic research methods, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation;
  • Use psychological and physiological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues;
  • Analyze the complexity of socio-cultural diversity and interpret resulting data. The psychology program at University of Atlanta is specifically developed to promote the ability to deliver service skills within the community. At the Bachelor level, students will not be qualified to function independently as practicing psychologists; however, they will be able to cope with work in a community setting.
The program will train a student to be aware of problems that exist and of the possible approaches to resolve them. Using psychological assessment, strategies, and methods of intervention, the student will work within the community, continuously evaluating the ways to a better adjustment within it in relation to psychological, physical, social, political, and religious domains.

Admission Requirements:
For a student to be admitted to the program, a grade of “C” or above is required in the following courses: PSL 201, STA 202, ENL 213, ENL 223.

Graduaiton Requirements:
In order to graduate, a student must meet the General Education Requirements, and successfully complete a total of 120 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0, and a minimum average of 2.3/4.0 in the major and concentration requirements.

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