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  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology Program Details

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology Program Details

Psychology program overview here.

Tuition and fees: https://edwardscampus.ku.edu/edwards-campus-tuition-fees
To apply: https://admissions.ku.edu/transfers 
Applications deadlines:
  Spring: January 15 (apply by November 1 for scholarship consideration)
  Summer: May 28
  Fall: August 19 (apply by February 1 for scholarship consideration)

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology

Admissions criteria:

The admissions requirements for the B.A./B.G.S. in Psychology requires admission to the University of Kansas.

• Apply online at www.apply.ku.edu/transfers.
• Submit an official transcript from each college you have attended.
• Read more about university admission requirements.

Curriculum and requirements:

A degree in psychology requires the completion of:

·  37 credit hours, including 25 hours of core knowledge and skills courses, 3 hours of diversity, equity and ethical behavior courses and 9 hours of electives.

·  30 residency hours at KU

Core Courses (25 hours)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

Orientation Seminar in Psychology 

1

PSYC 102

General Psychology

or

General Psychology, Honors

3

PSYC 104

or

PSYC 105

Research Methods in Psychology

or

Research Methods in Psychology, Honors

3

PSYC 104

or

PSYC 105

Statistics in Psychological Research         

or

Statistics in Psychological Research, Honors

3

PSYC 210

or

PSYC 211        

Cognitive Psychology          

or 

Cognitive Psychology, Honors

3

PSYC 318       

or

PSYC 319

Child Development  

or

Child Development, Honors

3

PSYC 333

or 

PSYC 334       

Abnormal Psychology         

or

Abnormal Psychology, Honors

3

PSYC 350       

Or

PSYC 351

Social Psychology    

or

Social Psychology, Honors

3

PSYC 360      

or 

PSYC 361       

Behavioral Neuroscience,   

Behavior Neuroscience, Honors,   

Cognitive Neuroscience,     

Clinical Neuroscience,

or        

Clinical Neuroscience, Honors

3

PSYC 370,

PSYC 371,

PSYC 375,

PSYC 380,

or

PSYC 381

 

Diversity, Equity and Ethical Behavior Options (3 hours)

Stereotyping and Prejudice Across Cultures

3

PSYC 465

Psychology and Social Issues

3

PSYC 492

Culture and Psychology

3

PSYC 545

Psychological Significance of Physical Illness and Disability

3

PSYC 592

 

Psychology Required Electives (9 hours)

Majors must complete 9 hours, at least 6 of these hours must be completed with courses numbered 300 or higher. Students are encouraged to take PSYC 483—Undergraduate Internship Psychology—as well as PSYC 449—Lab/Field Work in Human Biology—to fulfill elective hours.

Additionally, students must complete the university’s bachelor's degree requirements, including:

·  Minimum of 120 total hours

·  45 hours at the junior-/senior-level (300-level and above)

•  Completion of KU Core requirements

The Bachelor of Arts requires proficiency in one non-English language through the fourth level, or completion of three levels of a non-English language, and an additional first level of another non-English language. The Bachelor of General Studies requires a secondary area of study, most commonly by completing an approved minor with at least 18 credit hours.

More information on each course is available in the course catalog.

Contact the program advisor for more information. 


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Psychology
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