2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 22, 2024  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology (B.A.) - J, O

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Psychology Programs at NVU-Johnson

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and the mind. Students in the B.A. in Psychology program explore a wide range of theories concerning human behavior, development, thought, emotion, learning, intelligence, personality, group dynamics and abnormal behavior. Through coursework, fieldwork and research opportunities, students apply the knowledge gained in class to the real world and are encouraged to  use what they learn toward understanding themselves and their relationships. Students have the opportunity to work as research assistants during the school year and in the summer. An internship is required. Elective options help students explore career possibilities, such as working with the chronically mentally ill, with children and families, and in the areas of organizational psychology, addictions, art therapy, forensic psychology and more. However, the study of psychology provides excellent preparation for careers not only in psychology, but in any field in which an understanding of human behavior is useful.

Learning Outcomes

The B.A. in Psychology is designed to produce students who graduate with a strong understanding the field of psychology, how it relates to interpersonal communication and behavior, and the practical application of this knowledge and skill set.

Psychology Core Curriculum at NVU-Johnson (29 credits)

Total: 44 credits


In order to earn a degree, you must successfully complete all requirements for your major as listed here AND meet all other Degree Requirements , including the General Education Core Curriculum  and NVU Graduation Standards .

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