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The KU bachelor’s degree in psychology is offered through the KU Psychology Department. A psychology degree requires the completion of at least 37 credit hours in the major. The program includes core courses in statistics, research methods, cognitive psychology, child development, abnormal psychology, social psychology, biological psychology and a course in equity and ethical behavior.
The requirements for a bachelor’s degree in psychology are the same on the KU Edwards Campus as the KU Lawrence campus. View Curriculum.
In addition to these courses, students need to complete the university's requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of General Studies. These bachelor’s degree requirements include a minimum of 120 total credit hours, including 45 hours at the junior/senior level and completion of the general education requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The Bachelor of Arts requires proficiency in one foreign language through the fourth level. The Bachelor of General Studies requires the completion of an approved minor with at least 18 credit hours.