The aim of psychology is to improve our understanding of the self and of others, as well as the biological and physiological substrates underlying human and animal behavior and mental processes.
The UHD psychology major teaches students to master skills in research, project development, analysis, and presentation of findings. Graduates who earn a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at UHD will demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts, discoveries, and historical trends in psychology.
Classes cover several subject areas, including and not limited to:
- Human Growth and Development
- Childhood and Adolescence
- Clinical Studies
- Cognition, Learning and Behavior
- Sensation and Perception
- Statistics and Research Methods
- Abnormal Psychology
Degree Plan Information
The B.S. in Psychology requirements can be completed online or face-to-face. The following four year degree plan is based on the UHD 2017-2018 academic catalog. Students should meet with a UHD Academic Advisor to develop their own plan.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology at UHD provides an education that gives students the flexibility and growth potential that employers find valuable. Beyond clinical applications, there are diverse opportunities for graduates to apply a psychology degree in the following industries:
- Counseling Services
- Community Relations
- Market Research
- Human Resources
- Business Management
- Ethnic Studies - 18 Hours Minimum
- Biology - 18 Hours Minimum
- Criminal Justice - 18 Hours Minimum