May 27, 2022  
NSU Catalog 2021-2022 
    
NSU Catalog 2021-2022

Psychology (BS)


Student Learning Outcomes

  • Psychology Students will recognize the value of diversity within the discipline of psychology. (Cross-curricular Skill: Intercultural Knowledge)
  • Psychology Students will develop analytical and decision-making skills. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Psychology Students will develop knowledge of professional ethical standards and their responsible application within the discipline. (Cross-curricular Skill: Ethical Reasoning)
  • Psychology Students will develop cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts. (Cross-curricular Skill: Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity)
  • Psychology Students will develop skills in connecting ideas and experiences; to synthesize and transfer learning to new and complex situations. (Cross-curricular Skill: Integrative Learning)
  • Psychology Students will develop skills in effectively communicating topically specific psychological concepts used in research, assessment, and diagnostics. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry and Analysis)
  • Psychology students will develop specific knowledge of applied psychological research techniques and insight.

Electives (3 credits)


One additional course from areas listed above.

Total: 41 credits


General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communication (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #3: Social Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate [in two disciplines]/3 credits Associate)


Baccalaureate - Six (6) credits hours (in two disciplines).

Elementary Education majors and Special Education majors must take POLS 100 , GEOG 210 , HIST 151  or HIST 152 .

Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate [in two disciplines]/3 credits Associate)


Baccalaureate - Six (6) credits hours (in two disciplines).

Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (AAC Guidelines 7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BS) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Additional Course (3 credits)


TOTAL DEGREE: 120 CREDITS