BA and BS Degrees

The Psychology department offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Both options require 36 credit hours of Psychology coursework.

Bachelor of Science

The BS degree requires one of the following minors with 9 advanced science-based hours:

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Geology
  • Geography
  • Anthropology

The degree check list for the BS can be found here.

Bachelor of Arts

The BA degree also requires a minor, but you are not required to choose a science minor. Common minors for Psychology BA majors include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Administration
  • Communication Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Data Analytics
  • Family & Child Development
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

The degree check list for the BA can be found here.

Additional undergraduate minors can be found here.


Additional information about our undergraduate program can be found in the Academic Catalog and in our Guide for Majors.

Syllabi for all Psychology courses are available through the University's HB2504 Site.