Psychology Degree Requirements

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B.A.
B.S.
Developing A Christian Mind
 3
 3
  DCM 2301
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302
Fine Arts
3
3
  FINE 1306 
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count towards these 15 credit hours).
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
  (B.A.) MATH 1301, 1303, 1307, or 1405
(B.S.) MATH 1303, 1307, or 1405 [eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or for any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6-9
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional semester hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Science
3
3
 

POLS 2301 American National Government

   
Psychology Major
30
30
 

PSYC 1301General Psychology
PSYC 2301Statistics for the Social Sciences
PSYC 2304Marriage and Family

PSYC 3303   Psychology Internship I (S-L)

PSYC 4305   Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

PSYC 4311   Integration of Psychology and Christianity
PSYC 4312Human Growth and Development


PSYC 4314Counseling Theories and Techniques

OR PSYC 4315Psychology of Personality


PSYC 4319Research Methods

Plus 6 additional upper level hours in psychology to make a total of 33.

Electives 26-45 32-42
  Sufficient to complete 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours    
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
120
120

 

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours). 

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

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