Seeking Advanced Degree?
Our degree can prepare you for advanced graduate work in subfields of counseling, child development or educational psychology
Psychology involves the scientific study of individual behavior and mental processes. The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree at Midway University is a generalist program emphasizing fundamental topics across the breadth of the psychology discipline.
Unique aspects of the psychology degree program include a one-semester practicum in a community agency and a capstone senior seminar in which students have the option to produce original research.
Graduates will be prepared for entry-level occupations in human services, including therapeutic, industrial, educational or governmental positions.
The B.A. in Psychology degree program can prepare you to pursue graduate study in certain specialized subfields, including counseling, child development or educational psychology.
Get the Skills You Need to Change the World
When you pursue a Psychology degree at Midway University, you will:
1. Develop a foundation of knowledge to support core studies in Psychology, including basic knowledge of research methods and statistics.
2. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the core areas of Psychology supporting the research areas of the EPPP, Kentucky State Board of Psychology, the Profiles of Undergraduate Programs in Psychology APA, 2005 industry norms of by four-year liberal arts colleges/universities.
3. Demonstrate knowledge in specific areas of interest outside of the Psychology core.
4. Explore the Psychology profession through capstone experience that integrates theory and practice, emphasizes leadership, and provides opportunities to evaluate future directions.
|Course Number||Name of Course||Credit Hours|
General Education Requirements
Major Course Requirements
|PSY 180||General Psychology||3|
|PSY 260||Human Growth and Development||3|
|PSY 312||Social Psychology||3|
|PSY 315||Physiological Psychology||3|
|PSY 320||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSY 330||Personality and Adjustment||3|
|PSY 337||Counseling Theory & Techniques||3|
|PSY 355||Research Methods||3|
|PSY 401||History and Systems of Psychology||3|
|PSY 405||The Psychology Profession||3|
|PSY 410||Community Service Practicum||3|
|PSY 415||Senior Project Demonstrating Excellence||3|
|MTH 245||Probability and Statistics (Prerequisite MTH 140)||3|
Choose two from among the following
|PSY 265||Multicultural Psychology||3|
|PSY 301||Patterns of Human Sexuality||3|
|PSY 307||Kinesic Interviewing||3|
|PSY 321||Psychology of Gender||3|
|PSY 336||Learning and Cognition||3|
|PSY 350||Forensic Psychology||3|
Total Credit Hours