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Psychology

Psychology Program

Psychology Major (B.A./B.S.)

The Psychology major may lead to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.  

B.A. degree requires the completion of the General Education program, 37 credit hours to fulfill the Psychology degree, and 6 additional credit hours of foreign language, or foreign culture, or global studies courses, or a combination of these.

B.S. degree requires the completion of the General Education program, 37 credit hours to fulfill the Psychology degree, and 6 additional credit hours of mathematics, or computer science, or life sciences, or physical sciences, or a combination of these.

Overall, the B.S. requires 24 total credit hours of science-related course work from mathematics, life sciences, physical sciences, computer science, or psychology courses, such as Cognitive Psychology, Hormones and Behavior, Learning and Memory, Human Motivation, Perception, Physiological Psychology, Research Methods, Statistics for the Social Sciences, or Thought and Language.

Graduation with a B.A. or a B.S. in Psychology requires a grade of C or better in every course required for the major.

Transfer students who wish to obtain a B.A. or a B.S. degree in Psychology from SXU must pass at least five 300-level psychology courses at SXU with a grade of C or better.